Maren Tribukait joined the Leibniz Institute for Educational Media in 2013 and works in research and knowledge transfer. She leads the Teaching in a Mediatised World research team and conducts research into the changes occurring in schools as a result of digital networks and increasing political polarisation. She also coordinates the Digital Lab, where researchers, education practitioners and media developers can meet to exchange ideas, analyse digital practices and test innovative didactic approaches.
She studied history and German studies in Berlin and London and edited history textbooks at the Ernst Klett Verlag from 2002 until 2008. She then joined the postgraduate programme at the Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology at the University of Bielefeld and was awarded her doctorate in 2013 for her thesis in the field of media history.