Thomas Kailer joined INCHER as General Manager in January 2013.
He has studied history, German and English at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt where he earned his doctorate in History in 2004. From 2001 to 2004 coordinated the DFG joint research centre "Cultures of Knowledge and Social Change" at the University of Frankfurt. In 2004 he moved to the History Department at the Justus-Liebig University of Giessen, where he worked as a research assistant. From 2006 to 2012 he was Dean's speaker and coordinator for study and student affairs in the Department of History and Cultural Studies at the University of Giessen.