Alexa Weik von Mossner

Alexa Weik von Mossner is Associate Professor of American Studies at the University of Klagenfurt in Austria. She received her PhD in Literature at the University of California, San Diego in 2008 with a dissertation on literary cosmopolitanism. Her writings in the areas of ethnic and transnational American literature, cosmopolitanism, ecocriticism, and environmental film have been published in journals including the African American Review, MELUS, the Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies, and Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment. She is the author of Cosmopolitan Minds: Literature, Emotion, and the Transnational Imagination (University of Texas Press, 2014) and Affective Ecologies: Empathy, Emotion and Environmental Narrative (Ohio State University Press, 2017).