Academic Appointments

Oct. 2018
to Sept. 2020
Deputy Chair of American Studies
at Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Muenster
2017-2018Visiting Fellow at John-F.-Kennedy-Institute,
Freie Universität, Berlin
2016-2017Assistant Professor (Wiss. Mitarbeiterin) at
Institute for English and American Studies,
Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main
2014-2016Feodor Lynen Fellow at
English Department, University of California, Irvine, CA
2010-2011Visiting Fellow at African American Studies Department,
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
2007-2014Assistant Professor (Wiss. Mitarbeiterin) at
Institute for English and American Studies,
Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main

Academic Degrees

2011-2018
Habilitation and Venia legendi for American Studies
Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main
2007-2011Dr. phil. in American Studies (summa cum laude),
Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main
Advisor: Christa Buschendorf
2000-2007Magister Artium in American and English Studies,
Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main

Fellowships, Awards, and Grants (selection)

2019
Best Article Award 2017 for special issue of Amerikastudien/American Studies (with Dr. Birte Christ), German Association for American Studies.
2017Return Fellowship for Feodor Lynen Fellows,
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Bonn.
2015Finalist of
“The Toni Morrison Society Book Prize 2012-2015.”

Find my latest CV here.

https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2500-2382