Maike Sarah Reinerth is pursuing a Ph.D. in media studies with a project on cinematic representations of subjectivity and the mind at Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF on a grant from Brandenburgisches Zentrum für Medienwissenschaften (ZeM) in Potsdam. Her other research interests include film history, cognitive film theory, and animation studies.

Among her recent publications are several co-edited volumes, Medialität und Menschenbild (De Gruyter, 2013, with Jens Eder and Joseph Imorde) and In Bewegung setzen ... Beiträge zur deutschsprachigen Animationsforschung (Springer VS, 2017, with Franziska Bruckner, Erwin Feyersinger, and Markus Kuhn) as well as various articles on subjectivity and film, including “A Telescope Pointed at Time ... : The Concept of the Image-Memory in Feature Films and Memory Discourse” (in Memory in/of English-Speaking Cinema, Michel Houdiard, 2014, edited by Zeenat Saleh and Melvyn Stokes) and “Metaphors of the Mind in Film. A Cognitive-Cultural Perspective” (in Embodied Metaphors in Film, Television, and Video Games: Cognitive Approaches, Routledge, 2016, edited by Kathrin Fahlenbrach).

Since 2015, she is also the mother of a son.

M.A. Media and Culture (University of Hamburg)