Regina Schober is ‚Akademische Rätin‘ (Senior Lecturer) at the Chair of American Literary and Cultural Studies. She recently submitted her second book (Habilitation) on network concepts in US American literature and culture. She received her PhD at Leibniz University Hannover in 2009 on musical references in Amy Lowell’s poetry. She was visiting scholar at the University of California, Santa Barbara (2017) and at Harvard University as well as the University of Virginia, Charlottesville (2008). Her research interests include transformations of subjectivity in the information age, network concepts, the quantified self, theories of reading, and discourses of failure. She is part of the DFG research project Probing the Limits of the Quantified Self and of the DFG network Narrative Liminality. She teaches courses on the digital humanities, literary and cultural theory, 19th-21st century literature, as well as music and literature.