Completed PhDs (international)
Maagard, Cindie: “Convergence and Divergence: Configurations of Love in Angela Carter’s and Jeanette Winterson’s Fiction.” University of Southern Denmark, Odense 2003 (PhD defence: 26.3. 2003).
Lundholt, Marianne Wolff: “The Linguistic Manifestation of Literary Communication in Narrative Fiction.” University of Southern Denmark, Kolding 2004 (PhD defence: 22.12. 2004).
» current position: Communication Advisor at Danfoss Refrigeration and Air conditioning A/S
Llantada Díaz, María Francisca: “Form and Meaning in Dorothy M. Richardson’s Pilgrimage: A Critical Reassessment.” Universidad de Zaragoza 2005 (PhD defence: 13.5. 2005).
Kuczma, Katarzyna: “Remembering Oneself, Charting the Other – Memory as Intertextuality and Self-Reflexivity in the Works of Paul Auster”. Co-tutelle Poznan University (PhD defence: 19.2.2010 in Poznan).
» current position: Assistant Professor, UAM’s School of English
Iversen, Anniken Telnes: “Change and Continuity: The Bildungsroman in English.” University of Tromsö 2009/10 (PhD defence: 22.2. 2010 in Tromsö).
Goncalves, Diana: “Eskatastrophè: Representations of 9/11 in American Literature.” Universidade Catolica, Lissabon (Co-Betreuung: Isabel Gil, PhD defence: 7.2. 2013 in Lissabon).
Ameel, Lieven: “Imagining and Experiencing the City: Helsinki in Finnish Prose Literature in the First Half of the 20th Century.” University of Helsinki/Finnish Graduate School (Co-Betreuung: Pirjo Lyytikäinen, PhD defence: 14.6.2013 in Helsinki).
Mäkelä, Hanna: “Narrated Selves and Others: A Study of Mimetic Desire in Five Contemporary British and American Novels.” University of Helsinki/Finnish Graduate School (Co-Betreuung: Heta Pyrhönen, PhD defence: 9.5.2014 in Helsinki).
Seligardi, Beatrice: “Shaping the University Imaginary: Configurations and Refigurations in British Fiction.” University of Bergamo (Co-Betreuung: Alessandra Marzzola; PhD defence: 28.5. 2014 in Bergamo).
Shvanyukova, Polina: “Exploring Italianness from the Margins: Linguistic, Generic and Cultural Hybridisation in Contemporary Fictions of Immigration.” University of Bergamo (Co-Betreuung: Marko Sirtori; PhD defence: 28.5. 2014 in Bergamo).
Nakari, Netta: “Écrire sa vie, vivre son écriture: The Autobiographical Self-Reflection of Annie Ernaux and Marguerite Duras.” University of Tampere/Finnish Graduate School (external reviewer 2014).
Nykänen, Elise: “Worlds Within and Without: Presenting Fictional Minds in Marja-Liisa Vartio’s Prose Fiction.” University of Helsinki/Finnish Graduate School (Co-Betreuung: Jyrki Nummi, PhD defence: 24.1. 2015 in Helsinki).
Mauricio, Ana Fabiola: “Art Culture: CAM and the Reshaping of Lisbon’s Culturalscape.” Universidade Catolica, Lissabon (Co-Betreuung: Luisa Leah de Fariai, PhD defence: 08.11. 2016 in Lissabon).
Lindemann, Verena Pia: “Remembering World War II Refugees in Contemporary Portugal - (Re)mediation, Translation and the Refugee Other in Sob Céus Estranhos, Enquanto Salazar Dormia and Fantasia Lusitana..” Universidade Catolica, Lissabon (Co-Betreuung: Peter Hanenberg, PhD defence: 16.1. 2020 in Lissabon).
Ovaska, Anna: “Fictions of Madness and the Madness of Fiction. Evoking and Negotiating Psychatric Disorders in Modernist Finnish Literature.” University of Helsinki/Finnish Graduate School (Co-Betreuung: Pirjo Lyytikäinen, PhD defence: 2019 in Helsinki)