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About Me – Academic Positions, Education & Special Skills

         furthermore: Historico-Sociological Investigator | Layout Devotee | Finanzreferentin der GdFF

Academic Positions

Visiting Fellow
Independent Researcher
Visiting Lecturer

2017
Visiting Fellow in the research group
The Transcultural Heritage of Northwest Australia: Dynamics and Resistances‹, Forschungsbereich Transcultural Studies, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
with the project:
Exception or Exemption? The Broome Pearling Industry and the White Australia Policy‹

since 2016
Independent Researcher as an associate member in the research group ›The Transcultural Heritage of Northwest Australia: Dynamics and Resistances‹, Forschungsbereich Transcultural Studies, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

Visiting Lecturer 2014 – 2017
Leuphana Universität, Lüneburg

Courses include:

  Sozialphotographie als Gesellschaftsanalyse
   (Social Documentary Photography as Social Analysis)

  Stereotyping Down Under
   Class, Gender, Nation & Race in Colonial
   and Postcolonial Australia
   (multiple times)

  The Woman and the Ape
   Intersectionality of Gender and Race
   in the Discourse of Simianization

 

Academic Education

Dr. rer. pol.
MA Social & Cultural History
BA Sociology

2010 – 2013
Dr. rer. pol.
Universität Hamburg, Hamburg

[Viva: 27 March 2014 – summa cum laude]
Thesis: Consuming Whiteness. Australian Racism and the ›White Sugar‹ Campaign
– awarded the Dissertation Prize 2016 by the Association for Australian Studies

2008 – 2009
Master of Arts in Cultural and Social History
University of Essex, Colchester

– as valedictorian

2005 – 2008
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
(Universität Hamburg &) Macquarie University, Sydney

– awarded the RW Connell Prize for Sociology 2008

 

Special Skills

Translations
Layout
Image Editing
Professional Presentations

Translations
   German-English or vice versa

Layout
   From text creation
   to proof-reading and text revision
   to pre-press
InDesign CS6

Image Editing & Restauration
   Scanning
   Processing for print
   Line Drawing, Greyscale, and Colour
Photoshop CS6 & Illustrator CS6

Professional Presentation
   AV-supported talks & presentations