Selected Awards and Fellowships

  • European Association for American Studies’ Book Award 2012 for Ground Zero Fiction
  • University of Würzburg's Award for Excellent Research by Women (2007)
  • Mellon Foundation: Research and Travel Grant (2007, Stanford University)
  • Bavarian American Academy, Munich: Annual Book Award for Native North American Theater in a Global Age (2007)
  • German Association for American Studies’ Best Article Award 2007 (for "On Contested Ground (Zero): Literature and the Transnational Challenge of Remembering 9/11")
  • Fulbright American Studies Program (Fellow, Amherst College)
  • Fellowship of Rhineland Palatinate (Middlebury College, VT)
  • Various DAAD fellowships (University College Galway, Ireland; Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center; New York Public Library; various ASA conferences)