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Employment History – Teaching Experience

1997 –

Reader, Department of English and Linguistics,
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz.

2013

Visiting Professor at York University, Toronto, Canada.

2010 – 2011

Professor for the Teaching of English as a Foreign Language at
Siegen University (Lehrstuhlvertretung)

2008 – 2010

Professor for English and General Literature at Siegen University (Lehrstuhlvertretung)

2007

Professor for British Culture, Literature and Didactics at the University of Education at Weingarten (Lehrstuhlvertretung)

2005

Visiting Professor at York University, Toronto, Canada.

2005

Visiting Professor at the University of Glasgow, Crichton Campus, Scotland.

2004

Visiting Professor at the University of Latvia in Riga, Latvia.

1996 – 1997

Studienreferendarin (teacher in training), Lina Hilger-Gymnasium
Bad Kreuznach.

1994 – 1995

Guest-lecturer at Justus Liebig University Giessen,
teaching British Cultural Studies

1989 – 1994

Lecturer and DAAD Lektorin [lecturer partly funded by the German Academic Exchange Service] at the University of Kent at Canterbury, teaching German language and cultural studies courses, creating, authoring and using CALL-exercises and software; DAAD-representative in the commission on
“The Future of German Studies in the UK”

1987 – 1989

Scholarship from the State of Hesse for Postgraduate Studies,
Justus Liebig University Giessen.

1987

“Visiting Scholar” / DAAD Research Scholarship,
Harvard University (Cambridge, Mass.)

1987

Lecturer in English Literature, Justus Liebig University Giessen,.

1986

Graduate research assistant for the study of English pamphlets (1520-1688),
Justus Liebig University Giessen.

 

Education and Qualifications

  • 2011      “PD [=Privatdozentin] Dr. phil. habil.”: Lehrbefugnis (Venia Legendi) for “Englische Literatur, Kultur und ihre Didaktik”, Universität Siegen
  • 2010      “Dr. phil. habil.” (Habilitation): Lehrbefähigung for “Englische Literatur,    Kultur und ihre Didaktik”, Universität Siegen
  • 2003      “Dr. phil.”: Promotion im Fach Anglistik (“Summa cum Laude”) Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz
  • 1997      “Second State Exam for Secondary School Teachers
    (English, Theology, [German]):
    Zweites Staatsexamen für das Lehramt an Gymnasien in den Fächern Evangelische Religion und Englisch (“Sehr gut”)
  • 1988      Supplementary Exam in German Literature:
    “Erweiterungsprüfung für das Lehramt an Gymnasien im Fach Deutsch” (“Sehr gut”) Justus Liebig Universität Gießen
  • 1986      M.A. in English Literature: “Magister Artium im Fach Anglistik” (“Sehr gut” / Summa cum Laude) Justus Liebig Universität Gießen
  • 1986      First State Exam for Secondary School Teachers (English, Theology):
    Erstes Staatsexamen für das Lehramt an Gymnasien: in den Fächern Evangelische Religion    und Englisch (“Mit Auszeichnung bestanden” / Summa cum Laude) Justus Liebig Universität Gießen.

Academic Distinctions

2013 –

Honorary Fellow, University of Aberdeen

2012 – 2013

Caledonian / RSE International Research Fellowship, Royal Society of Edinburgh

2012 –

Consultant to the German Consulate General Edinburgh: Initiator and Organiser of the programme “GET (German Educational Trainees) Across Borders”

2012-2013

Visiting Research Fellowship, The Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, The University of Edinburgh.

2011 –

International Fellow of SWINC (Scottish Writing in the Nineteenth Century), Department of English Literature, University of Edinburgh

2008 –

Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Edinburgh, Celtic and Scottish Studies

2005 – 2006

Stanley J. Kahrl Fellow for Literary Manuscripts of Houghton Library,
Harvard University

2004

The “Best Dissertation of 2003”-Prize of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

2003

The “Excellence in Teaching”-Prize of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

1987 – 1989

Scholarship for Postgraduate Studies, the State of Hesse

1987

Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. Visiting Scholar / DAAD Research Scholarship

1982 – 1983

DAAD Scholarship: University of Lancaster, England

 

 

Membership of Professional Societies

  • Society for Scottish Studies in Europe (Founder and President)
  • Association for Scottish Literary Studies (ASLS)
  • Scottish Genealogical Society
  • The Edinburgh Sir Walter Scott Club
  • Kommission für Volksdichtung
  • English Folk Dance and Song Society, London (EFDSS)
  • Folklore Society, London
  • German Society for Contemporary Drama in English (CDE)
  • German Society for English Romanticism
  • German Society for the Teaching and Learning of Foreign Languages (DGFF)
  • German Society for University Teachers of English

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