Cindarella Petz

Office: B.358
Phone: 089/ 907793 – 203


Cindarella Petz is a PhD student at the Professorship of Computational Social Science and Big Data at the TUM School of Governance. She is currently working as a research associate in the field of Digital Humanities. 

She studied History and Art History at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, the University of Edinburgh and at the Tel Aviv University in Israel. There, she worked as a student assistant in various research projects in the fields of History of Science and Holocaust Studies.

Cindarella’s doctorate research focuses on Computational History at the interface of Historical Studies and Computer Science. She is particularly interested in how to fruitfully integrate interdisciplinary Computational Methods in the Humanities. Currently, she is working on the application of Historical Network Research on the History of Political Extremism, as well as on Intellectual History.

Selected publications

2019: Raji Ghawi, Cindarella Petz and Jürgen Pfeffer, "'On the Shoulders of Giants', Analysis of a Social Network of Intellectual Influence", The Sixth International Conference on Social Networks Analysis, Management and Security (SNAMS - 2019), Granada, Spain, October 2019. (recommended for best paper award)

2018: Petz, Cindarella: Between Tartan and Tallit? On Zionism in Scotland. In: Collins, Kenneth E.; Newman, Aubrey; Wasserstein, Bernard (Ed.): Two Hundred Years of Scottish Jewry. Scottish Jewish Archives Committee, 239–262.