Katrin Riese

In 2009, Katrin Riese graduated in German language and literary studies and French studies from Göttingen University. In her thesis she analyzed the phenomenon of emotional involvement during literary reception. A scholarship from the "Cusanuswerk" was granted to her in June 2010, and since March 2011 she has been a research assistant in the junior research group "Experimental Psycholinguistics" at the Courant Research Centre "Text Structures". In her doctoral thesis she focuses on readers" emotional responses to suspenseful literary texts from an interdisciplinary perspective.