Christoph Rodatz (JProf. Dr. phil.), born in 1968, teaches media aesthetics in the master's program Public Interest Design at the University of Wuppertal. His research focuses on new aesthetics and perception theory.
Pierre Smolarski (Dr. phil.), born 1984, teaches rhetoric of design and aesthetics of everyday life at the University of Wuppertal. In addition to rhetoric and aesthetics, his research focuses on philately and discourses of work.