Mag. Eva-Maria Müller

Department of American Studies
University of Innsbruck
Innrain 52
6020 Innsbruck

Humanities building, 5th floor, room 40527

Phone:  +43 512 507-41618


Research and teaching interests:

  • Travel and tourism in literature and theory
  • Postcolonial literature and theory
  • Interdisciplinary mountain studies
  • Sport and literature
  • Ecocriticism
  • Interdisciplinary and transcultural developments in the study of culture
  • Transnational and transatlantic American Studies


  • Doctoral candidate at the Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture, University of Giessen, Germany
  • Master (teaching degree) English and Biological Studies, University of Innsbruck
  • Master thesis: Trapped between Traditions and Transformations. Teacher-Figures as Metonyms for the Australian Nation
  • PhD thesis: Rewriting Alpine Orientalism: Lessons from the Canadian Rockies and Austrian Alps 
    (Stolzenberg Award and Canada Award)


  • “Alpenreich / Alpine Riches: Writing Back Mountain Stories.” In Uncommon Wealths in Postcolonial Fiction, 249–68. Cross/Cultures 201. Leiden, Boston: Brill/ Rodopi, 2017.
  • “Teaching the Empire: Lessons about (In)Dependence.” In Post-Empire Imaginaries? Anglophone Literature, History, and the Demise of Empires, 101–26. Cross/Cultures 182. Leiden, Boston: Brill/ Rodopi, 2015.
  • “Johann Georg Lughofer, Hrsg., Das Erschreiben der Berge: Die Alpen in der deutschsprachigen Literatur. Innsbrucker Beiträge zur Kulturwissenschaft 81. Innsbruck: Innsbruck UP, 2014. 376 S.” Journal for Austrian Studies 49, no. 1–2 (Spring-Summer 2016): 133–36.

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