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CV

Education and Professional Experience

  • since 2014: Full professor (W3) of North American Literary and Cultural Studies, English Department, University of Siegen
  • 2013-2014, Post-Doc Researcher/ Assistant Professor, John-F.-Kennedy-Institute for North American Studies, Free University Berlin
  • 2010-2013, Post-Doc Researcher/ Assistant Professor, English Department, Georg-August-University Göttingen
  • 2004-2010, Assistant Professor English Department, Georg-August-University Göttingen
  • 2009, PhD in English/North American Studies, Georg-August-University Göttingen
  • 2001-2003, Lecturer I, English Department, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • 1995-2001, Study of American Studies, Political Science, Social Science, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz

Academic Functions

  • 2015-2016 Chair, English Department, University of Siegen
  • 2016 BA and MA Speaker Literature, Culture, Media, University of Siegen
  • Member Research Commission, University of Siegen

Academic Awards

  • 6/2013: Heinz Maier-Leibnitz-Prize 2013 for outstanding scholarly achievements. Awarded by the German Research Foundation and the German Ministry for Education and Research.
  • 10/2010: Rolf-Kentner Dissertation Prize for outstanding contributions to the field of American Studies. Awarded by the Heidelberg Center for American Studies for the Dissertation "Intermedial Satchmo: A Study of Louis Armstrong’s Jazz Autobiographics."
  • 11/2010: "Christian-Gottlob-Heyne-Preis 2010" for the best Dissertation completed by a member of the Graduiertenschule für Geisteswissenschaften Göttingen (Graduate School of the Humanities Göttingen) in 2009. Awarded by the "Graduiertenschule für Geisteswissenschaften Göttingen."

Memberships

  • Comics Studies Society (CSS)
  • American Studies Association (ASA)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Amerikastudien (DGfA)
  • Modern Language Association (MLA)
  • Gesellschaft für Comicforschung (ComFor)