Katharina Heinz is Executive Assistant to the Director of CEU Library, supporting in administrative tasks, research, and outreach activities as well as cooperating with other academic support and administrative units at CEU. She graduated in Library and Information Studies at the University of Vienna and has been collaborating on digitization projects to preserve and make openly accessible historical collections.
Katharina holds a PhD in Medieval Studies, with a specialization in Old Norse philology, from the University of Oslo. Her research work has focused on theories of communication and cultural memory in medieval manuscript and visual culture. As a research fellow, she designed and taught courses on Old Norse language and literature as well as on medieval manuscript collections, paleography and codicology.