Louise Müller

Louise F. Müller, PhD is a guest researcher and a former Lecturer in African Literature and Film at the Centre for the Arts in Society (LUCAS) at Leiden University. She is also a Research fellow at the University of Kwazulu Natal and is writing a monograph about Saint Nicholas’ Black Peters and the African philosophy of Black Consciousness.

Dr. Müller was academically trained in the Netherlands (Leiden University, Erasmus University of Rotterdam, BA, MA) and Scotland (University of Edinburgh, PhD) in African Studies with a focus on African and Intercultural Philosophy, World History and Religious Studies. The title of her monograph is ‘Religion and Chieftaincy in Ghana’ (Lit Verlag, 2013). She published articles about African and Intercultural Philosophy, Ghanaian and Nigerian film and religion in West Africa in e.g. Polylog, Fieldwork in Religion, Research in African Literatures and Quest: an African Journal of Philosophy. Dr. Müller is the secretary of the OZSW study group in African Intercultural Philosophy.