Manfred Laubichler - CSH Vienna

Manfred Laubichler

Arizona State University & CSH External Faculty

Manfred Laubichler is President’s Professor of Theoretical Biology and History of Biology at Arizona State University.


At ASU he serves as director of the ASU-Santa Fe Institute (SFI) Center for Biosocial Complex Systems and Associate Director of the Origins Project. He also leads the international collaboration with Leuphana University in Lüneburg, Germany as director of the ASU-Leuphana Center for Global Sustainability and Cultural Transformation.


Besides his appointments at ASU, Laubichler is an External Professor at the Santa Fe Institute and at the KLI: An Institute for Advanced Study in Natural Complex Systems in Klosterneuburg, Austria; A Visting Scholar at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin, Germany; and an Adjunct Scientist at the Marinbe Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, MA.


He is an elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and a past fellow at the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin. He is an editor of Theory in Biosciences; associate editor of Biological Theory and serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Experimental Zoology, Part B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution, Archive for the History of the Exact Sciences, Archimedes, and the Max Planck Research Library.


His undergraduate training was in zoology, philosophy and mathematics at the University of Vienna (Austria) and his graduate training was in biology at Yale and in History/History of Science at Princeton.