Professor of Media Studies (with specialization in Film Studies) at the University of Amsterdam. She was director of research of the Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis at the Faculty of Humanities. Pisters is one of the founding editors of the peer reviewed Open-Access-Journal NECSUS: European Journal of Media Studies. Her research interests include:
Film-Philosophy, Neuro-filmology, contemporary transnational screen culture and media ecologies. Among her publications are Filming for the Future: The Work of Louis van Gasteren (2016), The Neuro-Image: A Deleuzian Film-Philosophy for Digital Screen Culture (2012) and “Orchestration of the Senses in Yellow: Eisenstein's Fourth Dimension, Memory and Mirror-Touch Synaesthesia” (in: Mirror-Touch Synaesthesia: Thresholds of Empathy with Art, ed. by Daria Martin, 2017).