Texas Tech University

Elize Bisanz, Ph.D., habil.

Director, Charles Sanders Peirce Interdisciplinary Chair
Institute for Studies in Pragmaticism

Email: elize.bisanz@ttu.edu

Phone: (806) 742-3128

Dr. Bisanz's education includes an MA (Philosophy) from the University of Lüneburg in Germany; Graduate Studies in Jacques Derrida's philosophy Seminars at l'École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris; a Ph.D. (History of Communication Sciences) from the Technische University of Berlin; and a post-doc Habilitation Degree (Image Studies), from the University of Lüneburg. Bisanz has published several interdisciplinary books reflecting her educational background; these include a major European edition of Peirce's writings The Logic of Interdisciplinarity: Charles S. Peirce, The Monist Series (Akademie-Verlag, Berlin, 2009), which was realized with the aid of research and publication grants from State and private endowments; Prolegomena to a Science of Reasoning: Phaneroscopy, Semeiotic, Logic, which is a collection of manuscripts by Peirce on reasoning (Peter Lang Publishers, Berlin, 2016); Overcoming the Iconic Turn: Cultural Concepts of Images (transcript publishers, Hamburg, 2010). Bisanz is a member of the advising board of the German Semiotic Society and chair of the society's subdivision for Cultural Studies.

Since her Fulbright scholarship in 2006 at Texas Tech, Bisanz has been an active member of the Institute for Studies in Pragmaticism. She has organized several international congresses dedicated to Peirce and interdisciplinary research.

Bisanz Publications


Dr. Elize Bisanz