Primary Research Interests
German Literary and Cultural History, Emotion and Affect Studies, History of Emotions, Realism, Modernism, European Fin de Siècle, Psychology and Literature, Narrative Theory, Social and Generational Novels, Moral Philosophy, Comparative Literature, German Theater, Post-Human Literary and Cultural Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Animal Studies, Weimar Cinema, Thomas Mann, Lou Andreas-Salomé, Theodor Fontane, Georg Büchner, Nietzsche, Freud, Kleist, Age of Goethe, German Intellectual History, Cultural Studies, New German Cinema, Foreign Language Drama Pedagogy, Paleography, Translation.
2013-present The Keywords Project, a collaborative research initiative investigating words that are prominently used but contested in
social debate in English. Sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh and Jesus College, University of Cambridge.
2014-2015 Visiting Researcher, Max Planck Institute for Human Development Center for the History of Emotions, Berlin, Germany
2014 Summer Graduate Research Assistant for John B. Lyon, Chair and Professor of German, University of Pittsburgh
2014 German Historical Institute (GHI) Archival Summer Seminar in Germany Participant
2011 Summer Graduate Research Assistant for John B. Lyon, Chair and Professor of German, University of Pittsburgh
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