Sebastian Stoppe

Dr. phil.


Sebastian Stoppe is a media scholar and project manager at open_in_new Leipzig University Library. His main research interest is film and television studies. Sebastian’s PhD thesis explored the television series “Star Trek” as a political utopia.

Among other works, he wrote or edited several books and articles on Star Trek, film music and musicals, and computer games.

He also wrote, produced and directed a number of documentaries and corporate films and was managing director of a film production company until 2016.

Sebastian has been series editor of open_in_new the Medienrausch series, an academic book series of Zentrum für Wissenschaft und Forschung | Medien e.V. and is member of the editorial board of the Open Access journal open_in_new “Medienwissenschaft: Berichte und Papiere”.

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