I studied English and American Studies, Art History, and Modern History in Germany and the USA. In 2007, I received my Ph.D. from the University of Münster. I obtained my postdoctoral degree (Habilitation) from Bielefeld University in 2016.
From 2007-2019, I worked as a researcher and lecturer in American and Inter-American Studies at the universities of Bielefeld, and Wuppertal. In 2019 I also taught Academic Writing at the university of Giessen. For more information about me, consult my full CV: CV_Astrid_Haas
Since September 2019, I have been a Marie Curie Research Fellow at the Institute for Black Atlantic Research, University of Central Lancashire, UK. For more details about my work, see here: https://ibaruclan.com/partners/dr-astrid-haas/.
My research interests include the genres of autobiography, travel writing, and drama. I further work in Ethnic, Gender, and Science Studies and on popular culture. See my publications page on this website for more information.