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dr. S.P.M. Willemsen

Assistant Professor in Arts, Culture and Media
dr. S.P.M. Willemsen

Dr. Steven Willemsen is an Assistant Professor in Art, Culture & Media at the University of Groningen, and an Affiliated Researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. He has previously been a Visiting Research Scholar at the University of California, Santa Barbara’s Research Centre for Literature and the Mind, and is author of Impossible Puzzle Films: A Cognitive Approach to Contemporary Complex Cinema (Edinburgh University Press 2017, with Miklós Kiss).


2018 PhD,  University of Groningen, Netherlands
2013 Research Master Literary & Cultural Studies


2020 - present

2019 - present

Assistant Professor - Dept. Arts, Culture & Media 
University of Groningen (NL) 

Senior Research Fellow - Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics, Frankfurt am Main (DE)

2018-'19 Lecturer in Arts, Culture & Media - University of Groningen (NL)



Visiting Research Scholar - University of California, Santa Barbara (U.S.)

PhD Candidate & Junior Lecture - University of Groningen (NL)

Last modified:06 October 2021 12.26 p.m.

Contact information

Oude Boteringestraat 34
9712 GK Groningen
The Netherlands