Areas of Research

  • Native American and First Nations Studies
  • Transnational American Studies
  • Contemporary American Television and Film
  • Surveillance Studies
  • Cultural Memory (esp. of 9/11)
  • American Theater and Drama

Current Projects

  • PI of DFG-funded research project on "Knowing Tomorrow 2.0: Twenty-First Century Native North American Archives of Futurity"
  • Ground Zero Fiction: 20 Years On
  • Native American Drama and Theater in the 21st Century
  • Notions of the "Homeland" in Contemporary American TV Serials
  • Indigenous North American Knowledges (with Kerstin Knopf)
  • Surveillance and Privacy in Contemporary American Literature and Media

In the Media