Stefan Herbrechter is a freelance writer, academic, researcher and translator. Until 2014, he was Reader in Cultural Theory and Director of Postgraduate Studies (Media) at Coventry University. In 2015, he was a Senior Fellow at the IKKM in Weimar. Currently, he is a research fellow at Coventry University, Leeds Trinity University and Privatdozent at Heidelberg University.

Stefan studied English and French at Heidelberg University, and English Literature and Critical & Cultural Theory at Cardiff University and has published books and articles on a variety of aspects in English and comparative literature, critical & cultural theory, continental philosophy, cultural and media studies.

He is a translator of cultural theory and philosophy from French into English (Derrida, Cixous, Stiegler), series editor of Critical Posthumanisms (Brill) and director of the Critical Posthumanism Network.