04/2007-07/2014: Teaching Assistant ("Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin") of American Literature, University of Würzburg, Germany
PhD project: "Politics of Dissent: The Theater of Naomi Wallace, Tony Kushner, and Christopher Shinn" (working title)
12/2006: M.A. ("Magister Artium") American Studies, Cultural Studies, and Economics, University of Würzburg, Germany; Thesis on "Das politische Theater Tony Kushners"
10/1999 – 12/2006: English and American Literature, Cultural Studies, Economics, Political Studies, and Pedagogy, University of Würzburg, Germany / Teesside University, Middlesbrough, UK
Fellowships and Grants
05/2012: BAA Fellowship for attendance at the Fourth International Summer Academy for Doctoral Students in American Studies: "Democratic Cultures – Past and Present. Perspectives from Washington, D.C.", Washington, D.C.
08/2010 – 12/2010: Bavarian Kluge Fellowship (BAA) for research at the John W. Kluge Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
08/10: BAA Travel Grant for research at the John W. Kluge Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
05/2009: BAA Fellowship for attendance at the First International Summer Academy for Doctoral Students in American Studies: "American Studies in a Transatlantic Perspective: Cultural Mobility and Intercultural Exchange", Munich
09/2008 – 10/2008: Fulbright Fellowship: Fulbright American Studies Institute: "Understanding U.S. Political Culture: The U.S. Elections 2008 and their Historical Context", San Francisco State University
Membership in Professional Organizations
DGfA (German Association for American Studies)
ASA (American Studies Association)
ATDS (American Theatre and Drama Society)
CDE (The German Society for Contemporary Theatre and Drama in English)