Education

  • Ph.D.: Germanic Languages
    University of California, Los Angeles (expected 2017/18)
  • C. Phil.: Germanic Languages
    University of California, Los Angeles (2015)
  • M.A.: German Studies
    California State University Long Beach (2011)
  • Teaching Certificate: German as a Foreign Language
    Ruhr University Bochum, Germany (2009)
  • B.A.: English Literature and Social Sociology
    Ruhr University Bochum, Germany (2006)

Selected Publications

Dissertations

Working title: “Mediatized Ethnic Humor and (the Limits of) its Subversive Potential in German Television Series, Feature Films, and Stage Performances in the Context of the Turkish Postmigration” (co-chairs Todd Presner [UCLA] and Anke Biendarra [UC Irvine])

Courses Taught

  • German 1-6
  • German 3 Hybrid
  • Germanic Languages Travel Study
  • German 8 Summer Intensive
  • German 59: Holocaust in Film and Literature