EDUCATION & ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
Habilitation, January 2016: "Deliberately Out of Bounds: Women's Work on Myth in Nineteenth-Century American Fiction." University of Oldenburg.
Dec. 2004: Defence of thesis: "magna cum laude" (with great honor)
2000-2004: Postgraduate studies, dissertation project: "Landscape in the New World: The Adaptation and Transformation of the Peripatetic Tradition in the Walks of Henry David Thoreau and Nineteenth-Century American Landscape Painting, in Specific Consideration of Thoreau's Essay 'Walking'"
1993–1998: M.A., Goethe-University, Frankfurt/Main; American Studies, History of Art, Educational Studies: "with honors" (1.0)
Awards: Prize at the History of Art-Institute for the presentation & term paper about the Roman bronze sculpture "Testa Carafa" (summer term '97)
since Oct. 2009: Lecturer at the Institute of English/American Studies at Carl von Ossietzky University, Oldenburg
Oct. 2018-March 2019: Guest Professor at the Department of English and American Studies at Osnabrück University
Sept. 2011-Aug. 2012: Lecturer at the American Studies Deparment of Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Holland
Aug. 2007-Sept. 2009: Assistant Professor, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan
Aug. 2006-July 2007: Assistant Professor, I-Shou University, Taiwan