Marleen de Kramer holds a BSc in Architecture from the University of Wuppertal, Germany (2009) and an MSc in Heritage Science (2013) from The Queen’s University of Belfast, Northern Ireland. After working in heritage conservation and education for the National Trust and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency, she relocated to Vienna, Austria in 2014 to join the EU’s Initial Training Network for Digital Cultural Heritage (ITN-DCH) as a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research Fellow.
She was a doctoral researcher at the University of Luxembourg’s Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C2DH). Her topic is the use of digital technologies to create visualisations of historic buildings and communicate different theories about their past states to the public.
Marleen successfully defended her thesis in January 2022.