Dr. Styles Sass
Writing Center / Public Relations Support
Heidelberg Center for American Studies
Curt und Heidemarie Engelhorn Palais
T: +49 (0)6221-54 37 10
F: +49 (0)6221-54 37 19
Styles Sass received his Bachelor's degree in English from the University of Iowa. After teaching in the Basque country of Northern Spain, he moved to Germany, where he was awarded several writing fellowships and published a collection of poetry and prose pieces titled More Than These Few Days. He holds an MA degree in American Studies from the University of Heidelberg, where he also wrote an interdisciplinary doctoral dissertation titled Swaying the Nation: Campaign Narratives in the 2008 U.S. Presidential Election. His research interests include U.S. presidential politics and representation of violence in American fiction. Alongside his responsibilities at the HCA, he also writes, edits, and teaches.