is Dozentin for philosophy at the University of Vienna. She studied Philosophy in Bucharest (lic, PhD) and Philosophy and Catholic Theology in Vienna (PhD in Philosophy, Habilitation in Philosophy, MA in theology). She is a member of the editorial boards of Contemporary Aesthetics, Studia Phaenomenologica and polylog. Zeitschrift für interkulturelles Philosophieren (editor-in-chief until 2021), as well as vice-president of the Viennese Society for Intercultural Philosophy. She was a post-doctoral researcher at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna and the Austrian Academy of Sciences, visiting professor in Regensburg, and manager of an inter-universitary project on urban sensescapes. She authored ten books and (co)edited twelve volumes on Kierkegaard, Heidegger, Berleant, phenomenology, the aesthetics of touch, smell, and taste, animality, space, and environmental ethics.