Dr Stephanie Galasso

Postdoctoral Associate
University Positions
Schröder Research Associate in German and Dutch
Specialising in
German and Dutch

Stephanie Galasso is the Schröder Research Associate in German and a College Post-Doctoral Associate at Jesus College.

Academic interests

Stephanie Galasso’s academic interests include: 

  • German literature and history of the 18th and 19th centuries
  • Poetics and genre theory
  • Women’s writing
  • Social justice and cultural production.

Degrees obtained

  • BA, University of California, Davis.
  • MA, Brown University.
  • PhD, Brown University.

Awards and prizes

  • Fulbright Research Fellow (affiliation with the University of Konstanz), 2015-2016.
  • Leon H. Mayhew Award, College of Letters and Sciences, UC Davis, 2012.


Stephanie Galasso graduated with degrees in English and German 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.

Stephanie is currently at work on a book in which she documents the colonialist knowledge projects that underlie German genre theory of the long nineteenth century. Her postdoctoral research is inspired by the convergence of poetry and social justice activism in the work of contemporary artists in Germany as well as the US and UK.

Stephanie has teaching interests and experience in all levels of German language instruction; German translation; German literature, culture, and history of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries; film; women’s writing; literature and medicine; and university-level writing.

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