Gesine von Prittwitz studied German literature, linguistics, and empirical cultural studies in Tübingen. She has published on the GDR as "literary society." Since February 1993 she has been a research scientist in the Division Bildung und Forschung ("Education and Research") with the Federal Commissioner for the Files of the State Security Agency of the former GDR.
View From Germany--State Security and Writers: Report on the Research Project (together with Joachim Walther): Vol. 1, No. 1