Dr. Britta Kallin received her PhD in German Literature from the University of Cincinnati. She joined the School of Modern Languages faculty at Georgia Tech in 2000. A specialist in contemporary German and Austrian women's literature and theater, she is the author of "The Role of the Roma in Elfriede Jelinek's Stecken, Stab und Stangl?" (Colloquia Germanica 2004), "Marlene Streeruwitz's Nachwelt as Feminist Postmodern Biography" (German Quarterly 2005), and other articles on contemporary women writers. She was associate editor (2001-2003) and editor of 'Communications from the International Brecht Society' (2004-2006). She was chosen as a fellow in the TrainDaF program of the AATG (American Association of Teachers of German, 2002). In 2007, she published a book entitled "The Presentation of Racism in Contemporary German and Austrian Plays" (Mellen Press). She is the author of the article "Die Feder fuehr ich unermuedlich - Helmina von Chezy's 'Rosamunde' as Intertext in Elfriede Jelinek's 'Der Tod und das Maedchen III (Rosamunde)' (Glossen 2007). Since 2008, Dr. Kallin serves as Associate Professor of German in the School of Modern Languages. Currently, she is conducting research for a manuscript on fairy tales in contemporary Austrian and German literature.