Rebekka Rohleder studied English and History as well as Scholarly Editing at the FU Berlin from 2001 to 2007. From 2007 to 2012 and from April 2017 to March 2019, she worked as wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin (research assistant) at the Department for English and American Studies of the University of Hamburg. In 2017 she defended her PhD thesis on "‘A Different Earth’: Literary Space in Mary Shelley’s Novels," which has since been published in book form by Universitätsverlag Winter. Between 2013 and 2019 she also taught several classes at Leuphana University, Lüneburg. In March 2019 she started working as wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin at the Department of English and American Studies at Europa-Universität Flensburg. Her research interests include British Romanticism, literary space, and the depiction of work in contemporary British and Irish literature and culture.