Graduate Students

Name Specialty
Olivia Branstetter Performance studies; media studies and art technologies; modernist art and art in times of crisis; representations of female corporeality in art, literature, and media in the German-speaking world from early German Romanticism to the present
Jennifer Carnell Medieval Germanic languages and literatures; medieval love lyric; comparative literature
Rachel Dodson  
Melissa Drew  
Jana Gierden Moving image and media studies; contemporary art; performance art; German pop culture
Emily Groepper Medieval Germanic languages and literatures; history of emotions; language pedagogy
Kathleen Ibe Ecocriticism; environmental humanities; concepts of nature in German literature; second-language acquisition
Vincent Kancans Media studies; philosophy of technology; 1970s-80s popular culture; Cold War
Moritz Meutzner Modern German literature in the European context, 18th–21st century; history of cultural criticism; cultural philosophy of the interwar period; German Jewish history; exile & Holocaust studies; German Turkish history (post-Tanzimât); diversity in Germany
Björn Treber