|since 2016||Lecturer for British Cultural Studies at Leipzig University|
|2015-2016||Research assistant in British Cultural and Literary Studies at Leipzig University|
|10/2014-02/2015||Research & sabbatical in Australia|
|since 2014||Freelance communications consultant, blogger and online concept developer|
|2013-2014||Research assistant in British Literary Studies at Leipzig University|
|2012-2013||Lecturer at the Department of British Studies, Leipzig University|
|2011-2012||Student assistant and tutor at the Department of British Studies, Leipzig University|
|2004-2010||Teacher training for English and German at Leipzig University and University of Wales, Bangor|
- PhD-thesis: “Intertextuality and Metafiction in Contemporary British Detective Fiction”
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Elmar Schenkel and Dr. Fiona Peters (Bath Spa University)
- Member of the Captivating Criminality Network
- postmodernist/contemporary British detective fiction
- intertextuality and metafiction
- representation of anti-heroes, narrative identity and fear in crime series (TV)
- representation of gender identities in literature and popular culture
- Introduction to Literary Analysis (WS 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14, 2015/16)
- Essential Texts in English Literature (SS 2012, SS 2013, SS 2014)
- Methods and Theories in Anglo-American Literary and Cultural Studies (one session in a series of lectures; WS 2013/14, 2015/16, 2016/17)
- Introduction to British Culture and Society (WS 2016/17)
- Mysteries and Adventure Stories for Young Readers (WS 2016/17)
- “‘How would you like your scalpel?’ – Rewriting the Nordic Noir: Jørgen Brekke’s Where Evil Lies.” Captivating Criminality: Crime Fiction, Darkness and Desire, Bath 2014.
- “Toppling the Golden Age Queens of Crime from their Throne – L.C. Tyler’s Parodies of Agatha Christie.” Queens of Crime, London, 2014.
- “Vandalising Agatha Christie and the Golden Age Whodunit – Gilbert Adair’s Evadne Mount.” - Captivating Criminality: Crime Fiction, Traditions and Transgression, Bath, 2015
- “The Fear Inside – Corruption and Troubled Identities in Nic Pizzolatto’s True Detective, Season 2 (HBO, 2015).” Captivating Criminality: Felony, Fear and Forensics, Bath 2016.
- “Rust Cohle, the Philosophical Antihero in True Detective.” In: Fiona Peters and Rebecca Stewart (eds.) Crime Uncovered: Antihero. Bristol: Intellect, 2015.
- “‘Names so deep and Names so true’ – Identity Crises and Greek Tragedy in True Detective, Season Two.” In: True Detective Collection. Scott F. Stoddart and Michael Samuel. (To be announced).