The PGF-Team 2015 can now only be contacted via their individual university email adresses (see below). The current PGF-Team can always be contacted via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Judith Rauscher (Bamberg) holds an M.A. in Comparative Literature from Dartmouth College and an M.A. in English and American Studies from the University of Bamberg, where she is currently working as a research assistant and lecturer for American literature and culture. Her research interests include contemporary poetry, ecocriticism, literatures of migration, feminism and queer studies. Her PhD project is concerned with “Nature and Mobility in Contemporary American Poetry.”
Theresa Roth (Bamberg) is a research assistant and lecturer of American Studies at the University of Bamberg. She holds a teaching degree in English and History from the University of Bamberg and is currently working on a PhD project about “HIV and AIDS Narratives of the American South.”
Mareike Spychala (Bamberg) received her bachelor’s degree in English and American Studies from the Unversity of Salzburg, and her master’s degree in English and American Studies from the Universities of Bamberg and the Université Paris Diderot – Paris 7. Since spring 2015 she works as a research assistant and lecturer at the American Studies section of the University of Bamberg. Her PhD project, which is supervised by Prof. Dr. Christine Gerhardt, focuses on “The Iraq War in Autobiographies by Female U.S. Veterans.”
Laura Oehme (Bayreuth) earned both, her bachelor’s degree in American Literary and Cultural Studies and her master’s degree in “Literature and Media” from the University of Bayreuth. Since 2012, she has been working as a research assistant for Prof. Dr. Jeanne Cortiel (North American Studies) and is now part of the research project “Contemporary American Risk Fiction,” which is funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). Her dissertation deals with “Global Catastrophe and Risk Technologies in American Comics” and is in the works since 2012.