- B.A. in German Literature, Oberlin College, 2004
- M.A. in German Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 2008
- Ph.D. Candidate in German Studies at UC Berkeley, degree expected Aug. 2015
Areas of Special Interest
20th and 21st century German literature and film, translation studies, transnational mobility, embodied communication, and gendered labor
Robin Ellis is currently completing her dissertation, titled “Making Translation Visible: Interpreters in German Literature and Film,” which asks how interpreter figures allow writers and filmmakers to engage with historically specific questions of translation, communication, and bodily presence.