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Prof. Raussert - Curriculum Vitae

Academic Career

  • Professor for Literature and Culture of North America at Bielefeld University (since Sept. 2006)
  • Professor for American Literature, National University of Ireland, UCC Cork (Sept.2004-Sept.2006)
  • Visiting Professor for Literature and Culture of North America at Humboldt University, Berlin, and the University of Mississippi/ Oxford (Sept. 2001-Sept.2004)
  • Scholarship from the DFG; Habilitation (Post-doctoral thesis: Avantgarden in den USA: Interkulturelle Prozesse und die Medien der Kunst), Humboldt Universität zu Berlin (Jan. 1999-Juni 2001)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), University of Mississippi, Foreign Doctoral Student Scholarship (1994)
  • Research and teaching activities (University of Mississippi; City Colleges of Chicago; University of California, Los Angeles; Technische Universität Berlin and Freie Universität Berlin (1986-2000)
  • Master of Arts in British and American Literature and Cultural Studies, University of Mississippi/ Oxford, DAAD-Stipendiat (1984-1986)
  • English and French Studies, teaching degree for grammar schools, Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, (1982-1984)

Academic Positions/Achievements

  • Director of Research, CALAS  Laboratorio 3 El antropoceno como crisis múltiple: Perspectivas desde América Latina  2023-2024.

  • Speaker / Sprecher Department of Cultural Studies (2022-2024)

  • Steering Committee CALAS (since 2019)
  • Editorial Board American Studies Journal, USA (since 2016)
  • Executive Director of the Association of Inter-American Studies IAS (since 2009)
  • Founder and Board Director of the Center for Inter-American Studies CIAS, Bielefeld University (in cooperation with Olaf Kaltmeier ) (since Feb. 2012)
  • Founder and General Editor of the forum for inter-american research (e-journal of the International Association of Inter-American Studies, IAS) fiar (since 2007)
  • Chair of the BMBF-Project Entangled Americas (2013-2019)
  • Representative of the international committee of the American Studies Association ASA (2015-2018)
  • Head of the academic Staff and Student Mobility Exchange Program ISAP (here: Bielefeld University-Universidad de Guadalajara), (since 2013)
  • Appointment as Profesor Huesped für North American Studies y Estudios Interamericanos at Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexiko (Januar 2010)
  • Fulbright-Ombudsman for Bielefeld University, (since May 2007)
  • Director of the International Postgraduate Forum at Bielefeld University (2007-2013)

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