Barbara Besendorfer

Barbara Antonie Besendorfer

Graduate Assistant

Professional Summary

Barbara Besendorfer is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in German Studies at the University of Cincinnati and is working as a Teaching Assistant in the department. She earned a Master of Arts degree in History from the University of Regensburg in Germany. Her research focuses on the representation of women in Weimar Republic mass media with an emphasis on childless women. Broader research interests include food and nutrition in 19th-century literature and philosophy and performances of Milo Rau. Currently, she is the book review editor of the focus on German Studies Journal.