Dr. Katja Mellmann

Katja Mellmann studied German and French language and literature. In 2005, she received her PhD for a dissertation on emotional effects of German eighteenth-century literature. Hence, one of her main research interests has been an evolutionary-biological approach to both the psychology of reception and literary theory. Since 2010 she is research fellow (Dilthey fellowship) at the German Department of the University of Göttingen.