Sebastian Stoppe is a media scholar and project manager at open_in_new Leipzig University Library. There, he is substantially involved in the creation and development of the specialised information service open_in_new adlr.link, a scholarly resource portal for media, communication, and film studies.
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 further 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”.
To get in touch, email sebastian.stoppe[at]uni-leipzig.de.