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Academic Background

  • born 1965
  • 1986-1992 English Studies, Philosophy and General Linguistics, Cologne University
  • 1988-1989 German Academic Exchange Service Full Scholarship: University of Southampton
  • M.A. 1992 („The Poetry of Roger McGough“)
  • Dr. phil. 1995. („Literary Characterisation in the Novel: A Narratological Systematics“)


Work Experience

  • Associated to the ES II since 1996 (day lecturer, Lecturer, Senior Lecturer), teaching Literary Studies, Cultural Studies, Teaching Literature, Language Courses
  • 1993-2007: freelance teaching and translations in the areas of Business English and Management Training for various Cologne institutions of practical education (Language Schools, Companies, Chamber of Commerce, Max-Planck-Society, University of Applied Sciences, Volkshochschule)
  • 1997-2006:0 Day lecturer for Literary Studies and Teaching Literature at the English Seminar I, Cologne University