Adeline is a PhD Student in the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures. In her work, she focuses on contemporary German literature after 1990. She received her bachelor’s degree in German Studies, Philosophy, and Intercultural Studies from the University of Mannheim in 2012. She wrote her thesis on self-destruction in German popular culture, which was published in Genre 2014. Adeline completed her master’s degree at California State University in Long Beach, where she, among other things, worked as the head organizer of the “Wanted? Georg Büchner 1813-2013” conference. Adeline also worked as a Teaching Associate for two years at California State University Long Beach and for two summers at the German Summer School in Taos, New Mexico. She received the German Consulate Los Angeles Teaching Award in 2013 and 2014 and the College of Liberal Arts Distinguished German Graduate Honor at California State University Long Beach in 2014.