Dr. Carolina Rozo Higuera

Dr. Carolina Rozo Higuera

Wiss. Mitarbeiterin

Leipzig Research Centre Global Dynamics (ReCentGlobe)
Nikolaistraße 10, Raum 4.05
04109 Leipzig

Telefon: +49 341 97 - 37846


Carolina Rozo Higuera is a researcher at the Research Centre Global Dynamics (ReCentGlobe) and currently works together with Kathleen Schlütter on a funded project focused on the dynamics of Area Studies' knowledge production in Germany. She obtained her Master’s degree at the University of East London and her PhD in Global Studies at Leipzig University with the study "Subject Tendencies Related to the Global Studies Field: A Domain Analysis Using Bibliometrics". Her profesional experience include managing library services in academic and public libraries. She also worked several years as a lecturer at the Information Science Department at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Colombia.

Her thematic background include topics from the information and library sciences and IT. Current research interests: Academic knowledge production in mainstream/ not-mainstream science channels, subject analysis, Knowledge Organization Systems (KOS), and transnational knowledge production networks.

Berufliche Laufbahn

  • 08/2000 - 02/2004
    Librarian and regional centers coordinator for distance education at Centro Universidad Abierta. Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. Bogotá, Colombia
  • 02/2004 - 03/2006
    Library coordinator or youth and adults reading programs. Head librarian at the general reading room at Bibliored Libraries. Bogotá, Colombia
  • 08/2010 - 10/2016
    Lecturer, researcher and Internship coordinator at Information Science Department. Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. Bogotá, Colombia.
  • 07/2017 - 08/2018
    Editorial assistant of Comparativ academic journal. at Centre for Area Studies (CAS). Leipzig Universität. Germany
  • 10/2020 - 12/2020
    Research assistant in the project "Digitalisierung Lehrsprogramm" at Global and European Studies. Leipzig Universität. Germany
  • seit 01/2022
    Researcher in the project "Die Produktion von Weltwissen im Umbruch" at RecentGlobe. Leipzig Universität. Germany.


  • 01/1991 - 11/1996
    Bachelor in Information and Library Science at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. Bogotá, Colombia
  • 12/2007 - 02/2009
    MSc. Information Technology (With merit) at University of East London. London. UK.
  • 10/2016 - 05/2022
    PhD with the topic: "Subject Tendencies Related to the Global Studies Field:A Domain Analysis Using Bibliometrics" at Graduate School European and Area Studies. Leipzig Universität. Germany
  • Quantitative research on knowledge production
  • Subject tendencies using bibliometrics
  • Knowledge Organization Systems (KOS) e.g. Thesaurus, Glossaries, Dictionaries
  • Memory and archives
  • Archival laws on memory and HHRR

  • Die Produktion von Weltwissen im Umbruch
    Middell, Matthias
    Laufzeit: 10.2021 – 09.2025
    Mittelgeber: BMBF Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung
    Beteiligte Organisationseinheiten der UL: Leipzig Research Centre Global Dynamics (ReCentGlobe)
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