Ms. Klaus is a native of a small town near Erfurt, Germany and has studied both business and art history at the universities of Arezzo and Siena in Italy and at Greifswald University in Germany. She has worked at museums in Wurzburg, Dresden, and Greifswald and holds a M.A. from Greifswald University and wrote a book on the contemporary German artist Gerhard Richter. For the past five years she has been an administrator at the Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg (Institute for Advanced Study), where she has arranged numerous workshops and conferences and been responsible for recreational programming for fellows. Ms. Klaus is deeply engaged in many aspects of the Greifswald community and is the initiator of numerous, exciting public initiatives, most recently Segelkino (Sail Cinema), a summer program where films are shown on a boat sail in the museum harbor. If there is anyone who has exciting ideas of what to do in and around Greifswald and can make it happen, it is Ms. Klaus! In her free time, Ms. Klaus enjoys hiking and traveling.