Britta Colligs joined the English Department in March 2016. She studied English and Pedagogy at the University of Trier and the Waikato University, New Zealand, and obtained her Magister Artium in November 2014. She is currently working on her PhD thesis investigating an ecocritical approach to high fantasy literature. The project is supervised by Prof. Dr. Duffield.
- Fantasy Literature, esp. J. R. R. Tolkien and George R. R. Martin
- New Zealand Literature
- Ecocriticism and Post-human studies