Lisa Gerlach is currently a research assistant at the chair for „19th Century Transnational History“ at Ruhr-Universität, Bochum. Her research project is titled “The history of letters of recommendations in German-Jewish networks during modernity”. Prior to that she held amongst others positions as doctoral fellow at the collaborative research center
„Cultures of Decision Making“ (University of Münster) and at the German Historical Institute in Washington DC. She graduated from Freie Universität Berlin.