Anika Ullmann

After graduating from Goethe University Frankfurt with an MA in Children’s Literature, English Culture and American Literature Anika Ullmann started working on her PhD project. She is currently a PhD student at the Faculty of Cultural Studies at Leuphana University in Lüneburg, Germany, with a focus on constructions of adulthood and childhood. Her PhD project Transgressing Structures. Hack3r5 in Recent Young Adult Fictionlooks at young adults as users of technology and discusses altered concepts of power in young adult novels that feature teenage hackers.

Anika Ullmann is a peer-reviewer and reviewer for interjuli - Internationale Kinder- und Jugendliteraturforschungand one of the co-founders of Footnoters, an online forum for children’s and young adult literature, media and culture.


Outline of the Ph.D. project