Dr. Nathalie Aghoro


Assistant Professor of American Studies (Akademische Rätin a.Z.)


Editorial Board Member of Video Games and the Humanities (Series, DeGruyter)

Research Initiative for American Studies and Video Games Playing the Field


Inaugural member of the research training group "Practicing Place. Socio-Cultural Practices and Epistemic Configurations"


Research Interests

  • Postmodern and Twenty-First Century American Literature
  • Asian and African American Literature
  • Twentieth and Twenty-First Century American Drama
  • Sound Studies, Video Games, and Visual Culture
  • Social Justice, Solidarity, and Public Sphere Studies

Current Research Project

"Common Grounds: Social Justice and Cultural Practice in Shared Places"

Fellowships and Awards

2020 BAA Yale University post-graduate research fellowship

Dissertation Award 2017, Bavarian American Academy (BAA):

Sounding the Novel: Voice in Twenty-First Century American Fiction (Published with Universitätsverlag Winter in 2018)

Office Hours

Winter Semester 2021-22

Zoom office hours will take place Mondays by appointment only during the current semester. Please send me an email request for a scheduled time.