primarily conducts research on the history and aesthetics of audiovisual media (film, television, online video), popular history representation and media theory in the fields of realism, fiction, documentary and cultural studies. She studied media culture and philosophy at the University of Hamburg and went on to work as a research assistant at the Institute for Media and Communication. Her dissertation “Realismus als Programm: Egon Monk. Modell einer Werkbiografie” (Schüren 2018), completed in 2015, was written within the interdisciplinary Graduate School Media & Communication and funded by the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg’s state excellence initiative and the ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius foundation. Alongside her academic work, she has been working in the media industry for over 15 years, primarily as a location scout and manager for international film and television productions. She has also had regular lecturing assignments, giving seminars in the history, theory and analysis of audiovisual media. She returned to the Institute for Media and Communication at the University of Hamburg from 2018 to 2019 as a post-doctoral research assistant and then worked as a lecturer at the Faculty of Arts of Rijksuniversiteit Groningen in the Netherlands until May 2020. Since June 2020, she has been working as a research fellow on the project “Between Memory Culture and Antisemitism”, funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, on a sub-project about Gyula Trebitsch.