Our team

Here you can meet our staff and find out what their jobs are. You are welcome to get in touch.


Mirjam Zadoff


Since becoming director of the Munich Documentation Center in 2018, Mirjam Zadoff has worked to make it an internationally networked center of remembrance culture that is closely in touch with current discourses and methods. Her focus is on an interdisciplinary, multi-perspective, and inclusive culture of remembrance.

mail: direktion.nsdoku@muenchen.de
tel: +49 (0)89 233 67011

Anke Hoffsten

Deputy Director

In her function as deputy director, the art historian Anke Hoffsten is closely involved in the strategic, substantive, and organizational development of the Munich Documentation Center. She is also head of exhibitions and of the communications and program team. As a curator she realizes exhibitions and art interventions.

mail: anke.hoffsten@muenchen.de
tel: +49 (0)89 233 82646

Philipp Kühne

Assistant to the Director / Junior Employee

Philipp Kühne coordinates all enquiries to the Director’s Office and also supports communication and events department. He is studying business with the City of Munich with a focus on Public Management and is currently doing an internship with us.

mail: direktion.nsdoku@muenchen.de
tel: +49 (0)89 233 67011

Stefanie Poulios

Assistant to the Director / on parental leave

As assistant to the director and head of the office, Stefanie Poulios coordinates all enquiries to the Director’s Office. She is also responsible for the work of the Munich Documentation Center’s committees and for many other central tasks and internal management issues.

mail: direktion.nsdoku@muenchen.de
tel: +49 (0)89 233 67011

Paul-Moritz Rabe

Head of Research / Neuaubing Memorial Site

Paul-Moritz Rabe is Head of Research & Publications and of the new memorial site currently being created at the former forced labor camp Neuaubing. He develops concepts for exhibitions, events, outreach, and publication projects. His special fields are administrative, financial, and municipal history as well as public history and theory of history.

mail: paul-moritz.rabe@muenchen.de
tel: +49 (0)89 233 82677

Michael Busam

Head of Administration

Michael Busam is Head of Human Resources and Organization, Accounting, and Technical Services. His responsibilities include finance, human resources planning, all legal issues, security, and day-to-day operations at the Munich Documentation Center. 

mail: michael.busam@muenchen.de
tel: +49 (0)89 233 67012

Communications and Program

Kirstin Frieden

Press and Public Relations

Kirstin Frieden is director of the Communications and Program departments. Alongside her function as press spokesperson she is also responsible for the Munich Documentation Center’s corporate identity and for all general printed matter such as flyers, posters, and the annual report as well as marketing. She is also involved in program planning.  

mail: presse.nsdoku@muenchen.de
tel: +49 (0)89 233 67013

Ilona Holzmeier

Online Communications

Ilona Holzmeier is in charge of the entire online presence, from digital strategy and the website to social media, the newsletter, and online marketing as well as storytelling projects. In addition, she develops and realizes digital outreach programs, events series, and other projects. 

mail: ilona.holzmeier@muenchen.de
tel: +49 (0)89 233 67024

Jonas Peter


Jonas Peter coordinates the events program from its conception through to planning and realization. He ensures that the various events formats involving many cooperation partners and participants run smoothly, both live and online.

mail:  veranstaltungen.nsdoku@muenchen.de
tel: +49 (0)89 233 67039

Julia Kessler


The German studies graduate Julia Kessler joined the Munich Documentation Center in October 2023 as a trainee in the communications department. She supports our press and public relations work, undertakes marketing campaigns and target group research, and manages small digital projects.

mail: julia.kessler@muenchen.de
tel: +49 (0)89 233 67014


Juliane Bischoff


Juliane Bischoff curates interdisciplinary exhibition projects and interventions that involve a mixture of history, art, discourse, and outreach. She has a key role to play in the conception and realization of the new Forced Labor Camp Neuaubing Memorial Site.

mail: juliane.bischoff@muenchen.de
tel: +49 (0)89 233 67018

Karolina Kühn


As a curator Karolina Kühn conceives and coordinates exhibition projects and develops accompanying publications and programs. In terms of content, her main fields are literature, exile, and diversity.

mail: karolina.kuehn@muenchen.de
tel: +49 (0)89 233 82663


Ulla-Britta Vollhardt


The historian Ulla-Britta Vollhardt conceives and realizes exhibition projects, accompanying programs, and publications. She also contributes her scholarly expertise to the ongoing work of the Documentation Center. Her research focuses include the history of post-Nazi Germany, remembrance cultures, right-wing extremism, and LGBTQI+ history.

mail: u-b.vollhardt@muenchen.de
tel: +49 (0)89 233 82667



Kerstin Baur

Digital education

The East European historian Kerstin Baur designs digital mediation programs and develops media applications for on-site use, including for the future Neuaubing Memorial Site. Her work focuses on developing participatory digital concepts for specific target groups and implementing audio (visual) formats. 

mail: kerstin.baur@muenchen.de
tel: +49 (0)89 233 82679

Nathalie Jacobsen

Cultural Education

Together with her colleagues historian Nathalie Jacobsen designs the tours and seminar program. Her main work is the conception and realization of training and seminars involving media and artistic approaches, especially in the fields of gaming, graphic novels, and literature.

mail: nathalie.jacobsen@muenchen.de
tel: +49 (0)89 233 82651

Thomas Rink

Historical and Political Education

Thomas Rink and his colleagues are responsible for the tours and seminar programs. He realizes participative projects and exhibitions by and with school classes and other educational institutions. His focus is on cultural education for young people from primary school age upwards.

mail: thomas.rink@muenchen.de
tel: +49 (0)89 233 67049

Elisabeth Schulte

Visitors’ Service

The museologist Elisabeth Schulte is responsible for the visitors’ service. Her work ranges from advising groups about their visits to designing and evaluating visitor surveys. Together with her colleagues she develops programs for specific target groups with a focus on inclusion and disa-bled access.

mail: elisabeth.schulte@muenchen.de
tel: +49 (0)89 233 82652

Martin Zehetmayr

Groups and Bookings

Martin Zehetmayr is your contact for the smooth planning and organization of group visits to the Munich Documentation Center. He also coordinates and maintains close cooperation with various schools and other educational institutions.

mail: buchung.nsdoku@muenchen.de
tel: +49 (0)89 233 67007

Julian Lindemann


Since September 2023 Julian Lindemann has been working at the Munich Documentation Center as a participant in the national voluntary services program. He supports the team in the planning and organization of events as well as in the cataloging of the collection. She also handles enquiries from groups about visits to the center.

mail: julian.lindemann@muenchen.de
tel: +49 (0)89 233 67022

Research and Publications

Andreas Eichmüller

Research, Collection, and Library

The historian Andreas Eichmüller is responsible for the research data bases and for the library and the collections. He participates in research, exhibition, and publication projects. As a historian he specializes in the prosecution of Nazi crimes and post-war history.

mail: andreas.eichmueller@muenchen.de
tel: +49 (0)89 233 82674

Angela Hermann

Academic Research and Enquiries

The historian Angela Hermann participates in realizing exhibition, events, and outreach projects. She is also the contact person for enquiries from researchers and handles student applications for internships. 

mail: angela.hermann@muenchen.de
tel: +49 (0)89 233 82675

Denis Heuring


Denis Heuring has a background in Romance languages and literature. His responsibilities encompass the conception and realization of analogue and digital publications as well as the organization of interdisciplinary conferences and events. His areas of expertise include transnational remembrance culture, literary theory, and media ethics.

mail: denis.heuring@muenchen.de
tel: +49 (0)89 233 82614

Magnus Altschäfl

Academic Research

The historian Magnus Altschäfl is conducting a two-year research project on the history of the Munich bank Stadtsparkasse München during the Nazi era. His areas of expertise include the history of medicine and science, the history of the city, and visual history. 

mail: magnus.altschaefl@muenchen.de
tel: +49 (0)89 233 82653

Neuaubing Memorial Site

Manon Haase

Project coordination

The art history and law scholar Manon Haase is responsible for the coordination of the Neuaubing Memorial Site project. She oversees the drawing up of timetables and the organizational planning for the realization of that project. She also coordinates cooperation between the various internal and external agents.


mail: manon.haase@muenchen.de
tel.: +49 (0)89 233 82630

Jadwiga Kamola


Jadwiga Kamola is a historian with a focus on the history of ideas. She develops and realizes exhibition formats and accompanying publications and events at the Neuaubing Memorial Site. In her curatorial work she examines continuities between the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, in particular between art, fascism, and modernism. Another focus is post-migration memory.

mail: jadwiga.kamola@muenchen.de
tel: +49 (0)89 233-82690

Kristina Tolok


The East European specialist Kristina Tolok joined the Munich Documentation Center as an intern and became a research assistant there in autumn 2022. She conducts research and contemporary witness projects on the subject of forced labor with special responsibility for the exhibition at the future Neuaubing Memorial Site.

mail: kristina.tolok@muenchen.de
tel: +49 (0)89 233 82673

Sandra Rogel

Academic Trainee / on parental leave

Sandra Rogel, a historian and literary scholar, began an internship at the Munich Documentation Center in October 2022. She is working mainly on the Neuaubing Memorial Site project, developing mediation formats, conducting research, and helping to develop an exhibition concept. She also assists with the Documentation Center’s collecting and public relations work. 


Susanne Lacher

Human Resources and Organization

Susanne Lacher is the human resources administrator for our team. She is the contact person for interns and for the Munich Documentation Center’s security officer. Additional responsibilities include IT, the organization of workplaces and space, and the city’s tendering procedures.

mail: personal.nsdoku@muenchen.de
tel: +49 (0)89 233 82661

Sophia Schorer


Sophia Schorer has a degree in public administration and is responsible for Operative HR Development and Controlling. Taxes and levies as well as contract awarding procedures are also among her main responsibilities.

mail: sophia.schorer@muenchen.de
tel: +49 (0)89 233 82656

Angela Völker


As accounting manager Angela Völker-Anghel is responsible for all transactions to and from the Munich Documentation Center. She ensures that incoming invoices are paid and that invoices for services provided by the Munich Documentaion Center are issued. She is also in charge of procurement.

mail: buchhaltung.nsdoku@muenchen.de
tel: +49 (0)89 233 82676

Technical Services

Joseph Köttl

Technical Services

Our in-house technicians Joseph Köttl and Ibrahim Özcan manage the technical side of exhibitions. In addition, they provide technical support for events and ensure the building’s technical services run smoothly. They are also the people to contact for logistics questions.

mail: technik.nsdoku@muenchen.de
tel: +49 (0)89 233 67019

Ibrahim Özcan

Technical Services

Our in-house technicians Ibrahim Özcan and Joseph Köttl manage the technical side of exhibitions. In addition, they provide technical support for events and ensure the building’s technical services run smoothly. They are also the people to contact for logistics questions.

mail: technik.nsdoku@muenchen.de
tel: +49 (0)89 233 67020