Kai* Brust studies for their Master’s degree in history at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and holds a Bachelor’s degree in history and political science from TU Darmstadt. Their main research is in the history of gender-nonkonforming people, especially in contemporary history and the 20th century in Germany.
Kai* was a tutor at the Institute of History at TU Darmstadt and worked for the review-journal Neue Politische Literatur. Other than that they were an antidiscrimination- and trans-peer-counselor in Hesse and responsible for queer and feminist matters at the Student Alliance of Evangelische Hochschule Darmstadt.
At the Gunda Werner Institute for Feminism and Gender Democracy, Kai* works as a part-time student in the online editorial department.