CV

  • Nov. 2017 Visting Professorship at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge
  • since May 2017 Member of the Advisory Board of the "Centre for Comparative Studies", University of Lissabon
  • Oct. 2016 Elected vice president of the Deutschen Gesellschaft zur Erforschung des 18. Jahrhunderts
  • Oct. 2016 Visiting professor at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge
  • since 2016 Elected member of the Editorial Committee for the Comparative History of Literatures in European Languages (CHLEL)
  • since 2016 Elected member of the Academia Europaea (Literary and Theatrical Studies)
  • since 2016 Director of the Department of English and American Studies, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
  • since 2014 Professor of English Literature/Anglophone Studies at Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
  • since 2012 Board Member of "Deutsche Gesellschaft zur Erforschung des 18. Jahrhundert" (German Association for 18th-century Studies)
  • 2012-2014 Director of the Graduate School for International Cultural Studies (University of Passau; with Prof. Dr. Ursula Reutner and Prof. Dr. Dirk Uffelmann)
  • 2011-2014 Professor of English Studies (Cultural and Media Studies) at the University of Passau
  • WS 2010/11 Acting Professor of English Studies (Vertretungsprofessur) at Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
  • 2008-2010 Researcher, International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture (GCSC), Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen
  • 2008-2011 Associated Advisor of European PhDnet Literary and Cultural Studies (funded by DAAD)
  • 2008 Visiting Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • 2008 Habilitation, Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen, Venia Legendi for English Literature and Culture
  • 2007-2008 Acting Professor of English Literature and Culture (Vertretungsprofessur), Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen
  • 2006-2012 Principal Investigator at the International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture (GCSC), Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen
  • 2006 Visiting Professor at Cornell University, Ithaca
  • 2004-2007 Postdoctoral Researcher, Collaborative Research Centre "Memory Cultures", Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen
  • 2004 PhD in English Literature, Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen ("summa cum laude")
  • 2003 Research Fellowship at the Department of English, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
  • 2003-2005 Member of the SFB "Erinnerungskulturen" (Memory Cultures), Project "Die Ausprägung Großbritanniens imperialer Erinnerungskultur" (Britain´s Imperial Memory Culture), Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen
  • Nov. 2002 Research Fellowship at Churchill College, Cambridge University
  • 2002-2004 Member of "Internationales Promotionsprogramm Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaft", Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen (funded by DAAD)
  • 2002 Research Assistant at the English Department, Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen
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