Kathrin Grotz

phone 
+49 30 838 50165
fax 
+49 30 838-4 50165
email 
k.grotz@bgbm.org
Botanischer Garten und Botanisches Museum Berlin-Dahlem
Freie Universität Berlin
Königin-Luise-Straße 6-8
14195
Berlin
Deutschland
Curriculum vitae 

Born in Erlangen; 1992-98 Studies of History, Political Science and Cultural Anthropology at Heidelberg University and University of New Mexico, 1999 – 2001 scientific traineeship (wissenschaftliche Volontärin) at Reiss-Museum, Mannheim. Since 2002 outreach specialist (Museologin) of the public museum, since 2010 head of the BGBM exhibition section. (Co)Curation of various special exhibits at the Botanical Museum, e.g. Floras Schätze (2012), Kaffee (2013), Kakasus (2014); modellSCHAU (2015).

Research interests 

Material models in science, with focus on botanical models
History of Botanic Gardens
History of economic plants
Botanical Art

Memberships in scientific societies 
Executive secretary, Fördererkreis der naturwissenschaftlichen Museen Berlin e.V.
Verband Botanischer Gärten (VBG)