Professor Michaela Mahlberg joins the Department for DHSS

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We are delighted that Professor Michaela Mahlberg is joining DHSS as Professor of Digital Humanities and new Head of Department. Michaela holds a Humboldt Professorship, Germany’s most valuable international research award. She joins FAU from the University of Birmingham, where she was Professor of Corpus Linguistics. Prior to that, she was Professor of English Language and Linguistics at the University of Nottingham and held positions at the University of Liverpool, Liverpool Hope University College and the University of Bari in Italy. Michaela is the editor of the International Journal of Corpus Linguistics and Vice President of the Dickens Society. In her work, she combines computer-assisted methods with research in a range of areas, from Victorian Literature to Discourse Analysis and Environmental Sciences. Michaela also hosts her own podcast Life & Language.


In the summer term 2024 Professor Mahlberg offers a seminar on Environmental Humanities (Campo) for bachelor and master students.