Dr. Dorothea Fischer-Hornung
Senior Lecturer American Studies /
Heidelberg Center for American Studies
Curt und Heidemarie Engelhorn Palais
T: +49 (0)6221-54 38 75
F: +49 (0)6221-54 37 10
Dorothea Fischer-Hornung was Senior Lecturer in the English Department of Heidelberg University. Her research focuses on ethnic and post-colonial literatures and film in English as well as performance theories and practices. She has developed, taught, and published on international e-learning co-operations with universities in numerous countries. She is founding co-editor of the journal Atlantic Studies: Global Currents and former president of MESEA, Society for Multi-Ethnic Studies: Europe and the Americas. For several years, Dr. Fischer-Hornung taught the MAS course "Methodology I: Introduction to American Studies." She has retired but continues to facilitate the HCA Spring Academy.