Julia Schwarzmeier

Julia Schwarzmeier joined the English Department in April 2022, after studying English and History at KU Eichstätt-Ingolstadt and Xavier University, OH, USA. She earned a teacher’s degree (“Staatsexamen”) in December 2021. She is currently working on her PhD thesis in the area of racial passing, which is supervised by JProf. Dr. Nele Sawallisch.

Main Areas of Research and Interest

  • (Racial) Passing
  • African American cultures, literatures, and literary histories
  • Gender studies and feminism