BDC Alumnus Dr. Jasmin Pfefferkorn

Wednesday, 23 Aug 2023

Jasmin is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the School of Culture and Communication at The University of Melbourne, and a Research Fellow at the Melbourne Law School. She is an Executive Board Member of the Research Unit in Public Cultures, on the steering committee for the Art, AI and Digital Ethics research collective at the Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Digital Ethics, and the co-founder and co-director of the research group CODED AESTHETICS.

She is the author of several journal articles and book chapters, with an interdisciplinary research lens that spans museum studies, cultural theory, digital humanities, visual culture, and critical AI. Museums as Assemblage is her first book. 

During her time at BDC she was a scholarship holder in 2002, participated in the Tournament of Minds - Language/ Literature- section in 2003, was winner of Eisteddfod interschool debating 2004, gained the German Consulate Award for Academic Excellence in German (Distance Education) 2004, was highly commended by the Whitehouse Institute of Design in 2005, elected Peer Support Leader in the same year and in 2007, was nominated for the Young Writers' Showcase in her HSC year of 2007.

What a remarkable list of achievements and a wonderful career Jasmin has worked hard for! As one of her former BDC teachers, Barb Kiemski said, “So not surprised by this. Jasmin was an extraordinary scholar and a modest young woman. She was in my first tutor group that I took through Year 7-12.