May – June 2018: Guest-Lectureship at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland.

May 2018: “Beckett’s Stages”. Guest-Lecture at the University of Bayreuth.

Since October 2017: Lecturer at the Department of Cultural Studies, University Koblenz-Landau (Campus Landau) – Chair: Prof. Dr. Kathleen Starck.

October 2008 - September 2017: Lecturer and ERASMUS-Coordinator at the Chair of Modern English Literature, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf (Chair: Prof. Dr. Roger Lüdeke).

August 2007 – September 2008: Exam-Coordinator for the English Department, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf.

October 2006 – July 2007: Lecturer at the Chair of Modern English Literature, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf.

September 2002 – September 2006: Student Research- and Teaching Assistant at the Chair of Modern English Literature, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf (Chair: Prof. Dr. Therese Seidel).

.September 2000 – April 2004: Technical Translator, Marketing- and Sales Support, Panasonic Industrial Europe, GmbH.




Summer 2008 – Summer 2014: PhD (summa cum laude), HHU Düsseldorf. Dissertation: “Fuga per canonem: A Flight Through the Canon. Music Aesthetics and Affect in James Joyce". Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Therese Seidel, Prof. Dr. Roger Lüdeke.

Winter 2000/2001 – Summer 2006: Graduation Magister Artium in Modern English Literature, Medieval English Literature and Musicology at Heinrich-Heine-Universität, Düsseldorf and Robert-Schumann-Hochschule, Düsseldorf. M.A.-Thesis: "Music and its Function in James Joyce's Dubliners and Ulysses" (1,4). Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Therese Seidel, Prof. Dr. Susanne Peters.


Scholarships and Awards

January-March 2018. Fellowship of the Heine-Research-Academy (HeRA) for Archival Research in the William S. Burroughs-Papers at the Berg Collection, New York Public Library. New York, NY (USA).

Winter 2015: Award for the best PhD-Dissertation of 2014 from the Faculty of Arts at Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf (HHU-website & newspaper article).

Summer 2012: UB-Special Collections Scholarship at the Humanities Institute, State University of New York at Buffalo, New York, USA (April-June).

Summer 2009: Scholarship at the James Joyce Foundation in Zurich, Switzerland (Friends of the Zurich James Joyce Foundation Scholarships, August-October).

Winter 2005: Research-Scholarship at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland (DAAD-Stipendiate, August-October).