I am a University Teacher at Cardiff University, School of Modern Languages, German department. I teach various subjects in the field of German. My primary research interests and publications lie in modern German literature,- literary studies, comparative literature, linguistics and translation studies. I am am member of the research unit: Languages & Cultures, Ideologies in the School of Modern Languages. I am a member of the Board of the Gerhart-Hauptmann-Society, a member of the Goethe- Society and a member of ESRA Shakespeare-Society.