Professor Silvia Mergenthal

Silvia Mergenthal has been Professor of English and General Literature at the University of Konstanz since 1997. Her research focus includes Scottish literature and culture, crime literature, space in literature and culture and literary depictions of cities.

Silvia Mergenthal is a member of the Anglistenverband (advisory council 1999-2001, president 2004-2007, vice president 2007-2010), ASLS (Association for Scottish Literary Studies), IAUPE (International Association of University Professors of English), the International Scott Society, the German Association of University Professors and Lecturers (Deutscher Hochschulverband) and the Society for British Cultural Studies.