Jasmin Dragaschnig

Research Interests

  • Current Ph.D. Project: “New Depression Literature? Literary Perspectives on the Economic Crisis in U.S. American Novels“
  • Literary Theory
  • U.S. American Literature of the 21st Century
  • Narrative and Discourse of the American Dream
  • Jewish-American History and Culture
  • Cultural Translation


  • Studied American Cultural and Literary Studies as well as Film and Media Studies at FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg and at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York
  • Fulbright Scholarship Grantee 2008/2009
  • Teaching and Research Assistant at the Department of English and American Studies (until 2012)


  • “Jewish-American Literature and Culture“ (undergraduate seminar)