Nina Köll MA

Assistant Professor 
Newton Hall
Campusplein 11-14
Kamer N-LL
3584 ED Utrecht

Nina Köll MA

Assistant Professor
+31 30 253 6120

Nina Köll

Master of Arts in Media Studies New School University, New York (USA), specialisation: film and media theory and film production

Magistra philosophiae in Comparative Literature and in American Studies, University of Innsbruck (AUT), specialisation: cultural studies and Black American film and literature

Nina Köll is an Assistant Professor of Media Studies, Fellow of the Media Studies track, co-founder and former Chair of the Diversity Committee at University College Utrecht. Previously Nina taught at the University of Amsterdam (2010-2014), Erasmus University College (2017) and Utrecht University (2015). Nina also worked as a teaching assistant at New School University and the University of Innsbruck.

As a researcher, Nina Köll is embedded at Utrecht University's Institute for Cultural Inquiry (ICON) pursuing a PhD on Updating Cinema, 2010-2020. 

Key domains: Cinema Studies, Visual Culture Studies, Media Industry Studies, Digital Culture & Critical Data Studies, Cultural Studies/Cultural Critique (race, culture, gender, class). 

Before returning to academia, Nina spent several years working in film production in New York, as a writer for the Austrian broadcast and various journalistic publications, and a cultural producer/curator in film and digital culture in the Netherlands. Between 2009 and 2016 Nina was a digital culture advisor at the Dutch Media Fund and from 2018-2021 a member of the digital culture committee at the Dutch Creative Industry Fund. Nina has also advised individual artists and filmmakers on various projects (Olfa Benali 'N'Être', Arzu Kökeng 'Roof', Zalán Szakács, Timothy Gerstmeijer) and has moderated numerous events and panels (International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, Goethe Institute, Utrecht University). 

University College Utrecht: 

  • Fellow Media Studies
  • Lecturer Media Studies
  • Tutor/Academic Advisor
  • Chair Diversity Committee (2019-2022)

 Utrecht University: