Universität Bielefeld

© Universität Bielefeld

Fakultät für
Linguistik und
Literaturwissenschaft

Curriculum Vitae

Born April 3, 1959

Professional Experience

2015 Max Kade Distinguished Visiting Professor, University of Washington, Seattle (USA)
2012 Appointment, University of Hamburg (declined)
Since 2007 Full Professor, University of Bielefeld
2003 Max Kade Distinguished Visiting Professor, University of Kansas (USA)
2001 Visiting Professor, University of Debrecen (Hungary)
2001 Appointment, University of Wuppertal (declined)
2000 Distinguished Visiting Professor, Washington University in St. Louis (USA)
2000 Visiting Professor Università di Padova (Italy)
1997-2007 Full Professor, University of Greifswald
1992-1997 Assistant Professor (wiss. Assistent), University of Goettingen
1988-1992 Assistant Professor (wiss. Assistent), University of Tuebingen
1983-1988 Teaching Assistant (wiss. Hilfskraft), University of Tuebingen
1882/83 Teaching Assistant, Washington University in St. Louis (USA)

Education

2015 Max Kade Distinguished Visiting Professor, University of Washington, Seattle (USA)
1996 Habilitation, University of Goettingen
1994 Visiting research scholar, Department of English and Comparative Literature, University of California, Irvine (USA)
1990 Dr. phil, German Literature, University of Tuebingen
1986 Staatsexamen, University of Tuebingen
1983 Master of Arts, Washington University in St. Louis (USA)
1982/83 Germanic Languages and Literatures, Washington University in St. Louis
1980-1986 Studies: German Literature, Philosophy und History, University of Tuebingen

Research and Teaching Interests

German literature since the 18th Century, Literary Theory, History of the Humanities, Gender Studies, Travel Literature.

Grants / Funding

2017-2021 German Research Council (DFG): Collaborative Research Center (SFB), "Practices of Comparing" (Deputy Spokesperson)
2015-2018 German Research Council (DFG): Project on Adelbert von Chamisso
2012 Paul-Celan-Fellowship, Washington University in St. Louis
2008-2011 German Ministry for Education, Science, and Culture (BMBF): Project on Student Literacy
2006-2009 German Research Council (DFG): Project on Wolfgang Koeppen
2005 Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung, Transcoop-fellowship
1998-2001 Federal-Länder Commission for Educational Planning and Research Promotion: Project on Modelling Bachelor and Master of Arts in German Education
1994-1995 Fellowship German Research Council (DFG)
1987-1989 Fellowship Hamburger Stiftung zur Förderung von Wissenschaft und Kultur

Journal Editing

Since 2001 Editor "Internationales Archiv für Sozialgeschichte der deutschen Literatur" (since 2010 Editor-in-Chief)

Publications

All publications can be seen here