CV

Employment & Teaching

  • Since 2019: Postdoctoral Researcher and Lecturer, Department of English and North American Studies, Martin Luther University Halle-Witttenberg
  • 2016 – 2019: Postdoctoral Researcher, English Department, University of Innsbruck
  • 2012 – 2014: Teaching Associate, English Department, Ruhr University Bochum
  • 2010 – 2013: Research Assistant, British Cultural Studies, Ruhr University Bochum
  • 2009 – 2010: Foreign Language Assistant, Modern Languages, Sevenoaks School (UK)

Appointments as Visiting Researcher & Guest Lecturer

  • 2019: Colloquium Leader at the Institute of World Literature and Visiting Researcher at Harvard University
  • 2019: Erasmus Guest Lecturer at the University of Oslo
  • 2018: Erasmus Guest Lecturer at the University of the Highlands and Islands, Inverness
  • 2017: Guest Lecturer at the University of Bern (Swiss-European mobility)
  • 2013: Erasmus Guest Lecturer at Leeds Trinity University

Education

  • 2016: PhD, English Literature and Culture, Ruhr University Bochum Thesis: “Theatre on Terror: Subject Positions at the Home/Front of British Drama” (summa cum laude)
  • 2014: Postgraduate Research Associateship, Queen Mary, University of London
  • 2010 – 2012: MA, English and American Studies, University of Bochum
  • 2009: Exchange Programme, Literary and Cultural Studies, University of Oklahoma
  • 2005 – 2008: BA, English and American Studies, Drama & Modern Standard Arabic, Ruhr University Bochum and University of Hull

Fellowships & Grants

  • 2013 – 2016: Full Doctoral Studentship Award, German Academic Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung)
  • 2010 – 2012: Graduate Studentship Award, German Ministry of Education (Deutschlandstipendium)
  • 2009: Scholarship, MAUI-Utrecht Exchange Program (Mid-America Universities International)

Awards

  • 2017: Wilhelm Hollenberg Award for PhD thesis
  • 2016: CDE Award for PhD thesis

Research Networks & Memberships