CV

Education

  • 2007-2013: PhD (American Studies), University of Göttingen
  • 2003-2007: MA and First State Exam (English/American Studies and French), University of Göttingen
  • 2000–2002: Undergraduate Studies (English/American Studies, French, Spanish), University of Rostock

Academic Positions

  • 2018-2019: Dahlem Postdoc Fellow, Freie Universität Berlin, Graduate School of North American Studies
  • 2016–2018: DAAD P.R.I.M.E. Fellow (Postdoctoral Researchers International Mobility Experience), Freie Universität Berlin, John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies / University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Communication Arts                                                                 
  • 2013–2016: Postdoctoral Research Associate of the DFG Research Unit "Popular Seriality: Aesthetics and Practice," Freie Universität Berlin, John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies
  • 2010–2013: Managing Coordinator of the DFG Research Unit "Popular Seriality: Aesthetics and Practice," University of Göttingen, English Department / American Studies
  • 2010: Assistant Professor (parental leave substitution), University of Regensburg, English Department / American Studies
  • 2009-2010: Assistant Professor, University of Göttingen, English Department / American Studies
  • 2007–2009: Research Associate and Lecturer, University of Göttingen, English Department / American Studies
  • 2005–2007: Student Research Assistant, University of Göttingen, English Department / American Studies
  • 2004–2006: Student Research Assistant, Max Planck Institute for History, Göttingen

Awards, Fellowships, and Grants

  • 2019: Shortlisted for the Adelio Ferrero Award – Video Essays
  • 2019: DAAD Conference Travel Grant (SCMS Conference 2019, Seattle, USA)
  • 2018: Scholarship in Sound & Image Workshop (Middlebury College),National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)
  • 2018: Dahlem Postdoc Fellowship, Dahlem Research School (DRS), Freie Universität Berlin
  • 2016–2018: DAAD P.R.I.M.E. Fellowship, Postdoctoral Researchers International Mobility Experience – Program of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), with funds from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the EU’s People Program (Marie Curie Actions); Freie Universität Berlin, John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies / University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Communication Arts (USA)
  • 2014: Publication Grant, Graduate School of Humanities Göttingen (GSGG)
  • 2012: Fellowship of the Salzburg Global Seminar, American Studies Association Symposium "Resistance and Readiness: Immigration, Nativism and the Challenge of Ethnic and Religious Diversity in the US and Europe Today"
  • 2009–2010: DAAD Research Grant
  • 2008–2010: Travel Grants, Graduate School of Humanities Göttingen (GSGG); for conferences and workshops in Leiden (The Netherlands), Velden (Austria), Barcelona (Spain), Växjö (Sweden), and Pécs (Hungary)
  • 2008: Fulbright American Studies Institute, San Francisco State University
  • 2008: Research Grant, Library of the John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin
  • 2008: Spring Academy, Heidelberg Center for American Studies