Andre is a Ph.D. Student at the Department of Visual and Environmental Studies and a Research Associate at the MIT Media Lab. His doctoral research explores the ethics of posthumanism through the lens of media, design and systems theory. He has a special interest in questions of sustainability regarding the governance of A.I. and the Anthropocene.
In the academic year '17/'18, Andre serves as coordinator and co-chair of One Harvard for Sustainable Peace, a cross-campus working group that seeks to foster leadership, collaboration and creative solutions for sustainable peace at Harvard and beyond.
Andre holds an M.A. in New Media from the National University of the Arts in Tokyo, Japan, and a B.A. in East Asia Studies and Film from Free University, Berlin. He is a current Fellow at the MIT Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values, and alumnus member of both the MEXT Fellowship Program of the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Technology, as well as the German National Academic Foundation.