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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics


Dr Stephanie Galasso

Stephanie Galasso
Schröder Research Associate, German and Dutch Section
College Post-Doctoral Associate, Jesus College
German & Dutch
Faculty of Modern & Medieval Languages
Contact details: 

Faculty of Modern & Medieval Languages
Raised Faculty Building
University of Cambridge
Sidgwick Avenue
United Kingdom


Stephanie graduated with degrees in English (summa cum laude) and German (cum laude) from the University of California, Davis, in 2012. After completing her MA at Brown, she conducted a year of research at the University of Konstanz, Germany, with the support of a Fulbright Research Fellowship. She graduated from Brown University with a PhD in German Studies in 2018. Prior to coming to Cambridge, Stephanie also served as Visiting Assistant Professor at Brown’s German Studies Department in Spring 2019. 

Teaching interests: 

German language (all levels)

German translation

German literature and culture of the 18th and 19th centuries

German Film

Women’s Writing

University-level writing 

Research interests: 

German literature and history of the 18th and 19th centuries

Poetics and genre theory

Women’s writing

Social justice and cultural production

Recent research projects: 

Stephanie is currently finishing a book project on the topic of poetic genres and colonialist knowledge projects in German literature and thought of the long nineteenth century.

Published works: