Englisches Seminar

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Marina Pingler

Research Fellow

Marina Pingler is a PhD candidate and research fellow at the American Studies Department. During her studies at the University of Tübingen and at the New York State University at Stony Brook, she majored in English and History and completed her state examination with distinction in September 2020, followed by an excellent Master of Arts degree in April 2021. Her final thesis is titled “Climate Fiction: Representations of Climate Change in Literature”. Previously, she worked as Grant Manager and Project Administrator of the EU COST Action “Comparative Analysis of Conspiracy Theories (COMPACT)”.

Research Interests

  •  American literature and culture from the 18th century to the present
  •  Conspiracy theory studies
  •  Climate fiction (PhD-thesis on „Re-imagining Climate Futures: Alternative Imaginaries in American Literature and Culture“, working title)

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