Johannes C. P. Schmid is a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of English and American Studies at Europa-Universität Flensburg, Germany, and associate editor at Amerikastudien / American Studies: A Quarterly, the official journal of the German Society for American Studies (GAAS). He is also co-organizer of the Comic Kolloquium Nord.

2020 Postdoctoral Researcher and Associate Editor of Amerikastudien / American Studies at the University of Flensburg.

Fall 2018 Visiting Scholar at Northeastern University, Boston.

2018 One-year completion scholarship by the University of Hamburg in accordance with the Hamburg Act for the Promotion of Young Researchers and Artists.

2015 – 2017 Research Assistant to Prof. Dr. Astrid Böger in the research project "Media-Aesthetic Strategies of Framing and Translation in Graphic Novels" as part of the research group "Forschungsverbund Übersetzen und Rahmen. Praktiken medialer Transformation (FÜR)," University of Hamburg.

2015 – 2020 Ph.D. in American Studies, University of Hamburg. Dissertation Topic: 
"Frames and Framing in Documentary Comics."

2012 – 2015 Master of Arts in "British an American Cultures: Texts and Media", University of Hamburg.

2008 – 2012 Bachelor of Arts in English and American Studies, University of Hamburg.

Awards & Honors:

·       Roland Faelske Award 2020 for Comic and Animation Studies, category: best Dissertation. 

·       Travel Grant to Northeastern University, Fall 2018, by the German Academic Exchange Service, upon invitation by Prof. Dr. Hillary Chute.

·       Roland Faelske Award 2016 for Comic and Animation Studies, category: best BA or MA thesis.

·       American Studies Award 2015 of the University of Hamburg for the best master’s thesis in American Studies, sponsored by the Amerikanzentrum e. V.

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