The scholarly team at American Studies Leipzig is made up of Institute Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Research Fellows, and Staff.

Institute Faculty at American Studies Lepizig

American Studies Leipzig has three professorships that constitute a broad and diverse core faculty, with specialists in literature, culture, history, and minority studies.

For information on office hours, please see this separate page.

Prof. Dr. Katja Kanzler

Prof. Dr. Katja Kanzler

Professor and Chair for American Literature

GWZ
Beethovenstraße 15, Room 3.5.07
04107 Leipzig

Telephone: +49 341 973 7331

Prof. Dr. Gabriele Pisarz-Ramirez

Prof. Dr. Gabriele Pisarz-Ramirez

Professor for American Studies and Minority Studies

GWZ
Beethovenstraße 15, Room 3.5.08
04107 Leipzig

Telephone: +49 341 973 7343

Prof. Dr. Olaf Stieglitz

Prof. Dr. Olaf Stieglitz

Professor for American Cultural History

GWZ
Beethovenstraße 15, Room 3.5.05
04107 Leipzig

Telephone: +49 341 973 7335

Dr. Stefan Schubert

Dr. Stefan Schubert

Akademischer Assistent (Senior Assistant Professor for American Literature)

GWZ
Beethovenstraße 15, Room 3.5.03
04107 Leipzig

Telephone: +49 341 973 7337

 Annika M. Schadewaldt

Annika M. Schadewaldt

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin (Junior Assistant Professor for American Literature)

GWZ
Beethovenstraße 15, Room 3.5.02
04107 Leipzig

Telephone: +49 341 973 7334

 Tobias Schlobach

Tobias Schlobach

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (Junior Assistant Professor for American Cultural History)

GWZ
Beethovenstraße 15, Room 3.5.01
04107 Leipzig

Telephone: +49 341 973 7336

Dr. Katja Schmieder

Dr. Katja Schmieder

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin (Junior Assistant Professor for American Literature)

GWZ
Beethovenstraße 15, Room 3.5.02
04107 Leipzig

Telephone: +49 341 973 7334

Dr. habil. Sebastian M. Herrmann

Dr. habil. Sebastian M. Herrmann

Lehrkraft für besondere Aufgaben (Lecturer for American Studies)

GWZ
Beethovenstraße 15, Room 3.5.04
04107 Leipzig

Telephone: +49 341 973 7332

 Heather Pruessing

Heather Pruessing

Lehrkraft für besondere Aufgaben (Lecturer for American Cultural History)

GWZ
Beethovenstraße 15, Room 3.5.01
04107 Leipzig

Telephone: +49 341 973 7336

Dr. Eleonora Ravizza

Dr. Eleonora Ravizza

Lehrkraft für besondere Aufgaben (Lecturer for American Studies)

GWZ
Beethovenstraße 15, Room 3.5.04
04107 Leipzig

Telephone: +49 341 973 7332

Former Professors

Prof. Dr. Anne Koenen

Prof. Dr. Anne Koenen

Professor Emeritus for American Literature

Prof. Dr. Hartmut Keil

Prof. Dr. Hartmut Keil

Professor Emeritus for American Culture and History

Prof. Dr. Crister S. Garrett †

Prof. Dr. Crister S. Garrett †

Former Professor for American Culture and History

Guest and Adjunct Faculty

ASL's strengths are further enhanced by guest and adjunct faculty, who especially enrich our teaching.

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Prof. Emily Nemens

Prof. Emily Nemens

Picador Guest Professor for Literature

GWZ
Beethovenstraße 15, Room 3.5.09
04318 Leipzig

Telephone: +49 341 973 7333

Dr. Steffen Wöll

Dr. Steffen Wöll

Postdoctoral Fellow (SFB 1199: "Processes of Spatialization under the Global Condition")

Nikolaistr. 6-10, Room 5.07
04109 Leipzig

Telephone: +49 341 973 77 52

 Leonie Kratzenstein

Leonie Kratzenstein

Course Instructor

 Vivian Sadlik

Vivian Sadlik

Course Instructor

Research Fellows

ASL also employs several scholars as research fellows to work on specific projects, typically on external funding such as the DFG's Collaborative Research Centers.

Dr. Steffen Wöll

Dr. Steffen Wöll

Postdoctoral Fellow (SFB 1199: "Processes of Spatialization under the Global Condition")

Nikolaistr. 6-10, Room 5.07
04109 Leipzig

Telephone: +49 341 973 77 52

 Anne Krenz

Anne Krenz

Doctoral Fellow (SFB 1285: "Invectivity: Constella­tions and Dynamics of Disparagement")

Dr. Frank Usbeck

Dr. Frank Usbeck

Associated Research Fellow

Staff

We also see the staff at the Institute as an indispensable part of the scholarly team: Our dynamic staff provides key elements of the teaching environment, including student support, technological infrastructure for learning, and efficient communication.

Dr. Sophia Manns-Süßbrich

Dr. Sophia Manns-Süßbrich

Lead Librarian for American Studies

Universitätsbibliothek Leipzig
04318 Leipzig

Telephone: +49 341 973 0506

 Anne Bishop

Anne Bishop

Secretary to the Chair of American Literature (Prof. Kanzler)

GWZ
Beethovenstr. 15, Room 3.5.06
04318 Leipzig

Telephone: +49 341 973 7330

 Anne Keyselt

Anne Keyselt

Institute Secretariat

GWZ
Beethovenstr. 15, Room 3.5.06
04318 Leipzig

Telephone: +49 341 973 7330

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