I am a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of Media Studies at Philipps University of Marburg, Germany. Previously, I worked at Bayreuth University and Freie Universität Berlin, where I received my doctoral degree in Film Studies, and at University of Michigan, where I received a Master of Arts in German.

I published my dissertation on aesthetic experience, feminist theory and chick flicks with Palgrave Macmillan (2016) and as a hybrid self-publishing project on my website oabooks.de, where I also blog about academic publishing (in German). I am the co-editor of the Open Media Studies Blog (ZfM) and the co-leader of the Open Media Studies scholarly interest group (GfM), which I both inititated in 2018.

My current research and teaching focus on digital film historiography and research data, scholarly media practices, open access, feminist theory and media aesthetics.

Since 2019, I have the privilege to direct the International Research Network “New Directions in Film Historiography”, funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), and to collaboratively explore how digital technologies shape our understanding of film and cinema history.

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