Prof. Dr. Nicole Waller is a researcher in American Studies, which includes various intersections such as Caribbean studies, colonial American history and literature, Arab American literature and culture and more. She received her M.A. and PhD from Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz and an M.A. from the City University of New York. Nicole has held teaching assistantships at Bowling Green State University, Ohio, and Queens College, New York, a Ph.D. exchange fellowship at Columbia University, New York, and visiting/research fellowships at Louisiana State University and the American Antiquarian Society. She held professorships at Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz (Juniorprofessur), Georg-August-University Göttingen (as interim professor), and Julius-Maximilians-University Würzburg.