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 Areas of Interest

 Literature in relation to science, medicine, the body, and knowledge; performance and media studies


 Ph.D., German Studies, The Pennsylvania State University (2011)

Fulbright Fellow, ETH-Zürich (2009)

M.A., German Studies, The Pennsylvania State University (2002)

B.A., Bethel College (2000)

 Selected Publications

 “Inscribing the Soul: Cerebral Ventricles as Symbolic and Material.” Boxes: A Field Guide. S. Bauer, M. Schlünder, and M. Rentetzi, eds. Manchester: Mattering Press, 2019, 55-73.

Performing the Sixteenth Century Brain: Beyond Word and Image Inscriptions. Münster: Lit Verlag, 2018.

“The Theatricality of Media: The Ethics of Adapting Die verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum to the Motion Picture.” Monatshefte, Vol. 107, No. 1, 2015. 64-82. Print. doi: 10.1353/mon.2015.0008