Short CV/Education and training

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    English and German at the universities of Freiburg and Amherst, MA

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    PhD on Joseph Conrad at Freiburg

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    Assistant professorship at the University of Stuttgart

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    First appointment to the Technical University of Darmstadt

  • Since 2012
    Professor of English literature at the Goethe University Frankfurt

Selected publications

Selected projects

  • Monograph on John Burnside

  • Graduate program on contemporary literature research

  • Figurations of the Whole

  • Machine and game as concept metaphors

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member of the strategy committee of the German Council of Science and the Humanities ("Wissenschaftsrat")

  • Vice chairperson of the German Association of University Teachers of English ("Anglistenverband")

  • Member of the prize committee "Heinz-Maier-Leibnitz Preis" for Junior Researchers of the German Research Foundation ("Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft")

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