• Research Interests
    American and Anglophone literature
    Narrative theory
    Transatlantic relations
    Place and space in literature
    The city in literature

  • Professional Organizations
    Austrian Association for American Studies (AAAS) (Secretary 2016-2017)
    Austrian Association of University Teachers of English (AAUTE)
    Association des Traducteurs Littéraires de France (ATLF)
    European Narratology Network (ENN)
    International Society for the Study of Narrative (ISSN)            
    Journal of the Austrian Association for American Studies (JAAAS) (Editorial Board 2016-) Modern Language Association (MLA)            
    Salzburg Global Fellowship (SSASA)

  • Academic Background:
2011-present 
2005-2011Assistant Professor of English Language and Literature, Fatih University, Istanbul
2005Doctorate, Anglophone Literature, University of Paris VII-Denis Diderot
2004Instructor, English, North Carolina School of the Arts
2002-2004Lecturer, English and Art History, University of Paris I, Centre Pierre Mendès-France 
1999Diplôme d’Études Approfondies, Cultural Studies, University of Paris VII-Denis Diderot
1998 M.A. Anglophone Literature, University of Paris VII-Denis Diderot
1996-1997Editor, American Literature, Scott, Foresman (HarperCollins), Glenview, IL
1994-1995Instructor, English, Seattle Central Community College
1993B.A. English, Minor: Art History, University of North Carolina, Greensboro