Elisabeth Späth

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
Faculty 02: Social Sciences, Media, and Sports
Institute of Sociology
Sociology of Technology and Innovation

Jakob-Welder-Weg 20
55128 Mainz

Philosophicum II, Room 03-310
Tel +49 39-24828

Elisabeth Späth has been working as a research associate at the unit of Sociology of Technology and Innovation, Simulation Methods, in the AI-FORA project since May 2021.
She studied Arts and Culture (B.A.) in Maastricht and Applied Ethics (M.A.) in Utrecht. She then worked as a research assistant at the Department of Medical Ethics and History of Medicine in Göttingen from 2016-2017. As part of a research project, she dealt with the representation of interests within patient organizations in the healthcare sector from a socio-ethical perspective. At the Furtwangen University from 2017-2018 she was responsible as a research associate for the conception of empirical studies analyzing ethical aspects of digital self-tracking. From 2018-2020 she worked as a consultant for an accreditation agency for external quality assurance and accreditation of study programs.

Research Interests

  • Applied ethics
  • Interaction between new technologies and society
  • Empirical social research