Elize Bisanz, Ph.D., habil.
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
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.