British Studies and American Studies

The faculty for British Studies ("Anglistik") at the University of Konstanz consists of Professor Christina Wald (Chair), Professor Silvia Mergenthal, PD Dr. Monika Reif-Hülser, as well as Dr. Julia Boll, Anja Hartl, Susanne Köller, M.A. and Jonas Kellermann, M.A.. Research and teaching focuses on British and New English Literatures, Cultural Identity Studies, Drama, Film, and TV Studies, Postcolonial Studies, Memory Studies, and Gender Studies. The faculty for American Studies ("Amerikanistik") at the University of Konstanz consists of Prof. Dr. Reingard M. Nischik (Chair), Dr. Eva Gruber, Dr. Carmen Otilia Teodorescu-Stadler, and Dr. Emily Petermann. From the Summer Term 2012 until September 2018 an additional W3 professor for North American Literature and Culture supplements the team. Prof. Dr. Heike Schäfer has filled this position since the Summer Term 2014. Research and teaching focus on American Literature and Culture, Canadian Literature and Culture, Comparative North American Studies, Literature and the Media, Gender Studies, and Native North American Literature.