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Biography

Citizenship

US Citizen

Education

1998
PhD, Defense: summa cum laude; thesis: magna cum laude
Dissertation: Interkulturalität und Bearbeitung: Untersuchung zu Soyinka und Brecht
Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University, Frankfurt/Main (Germany)
1993
Maîtrise (M.A.), oral exam and thesis: summa cum laude
University of Yaoundé (Cameroon)/University of Frankfurt/Main (Germany)
1992
Licence d’Allemand: summa cum laude
German studies (Major), Science of Education (Minor)
University of Yaoundé (Cameroon)

Languages

English, French, German, Medumba

Employment

State University of New York, Stony Brook
Full Professor of Literary and Cultural Theory

Vassar College
Randolph Distinguished Visiting Associate Professor of German and Africana studies, July 2006-2007

Shippensburg University
Assistant and Tenured Associate Professor of French and German, Department of Modern Languages, July 2000-2007

Humboldt University, Berlin (Germany)
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Institute for Asian and African Studies, 1990-2000

Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main (Germany)
Lecturer, Department of Theater, Film and Media Studies; Department of German studies, 1997-1999
Teaching Assistant, 1994-1995