2016 Habilitation in American Studies, Alpen-Adria University Klagenfurt
2008 Ph.D. in LIterature, University of California, San Diego
2006 M.A. in Literatures in English, University of California, San Diego
1994 Dipl. Wirt. Ing. / Industrial Engineering, Stuttgart Media University
Alexa Weik von Mossner worked for several years in the German film and television industry as a production manager and later scriptwriter before earning her Ph.D. at the University of California, San Diego and her Habilitation at Alpen-Adria University Klagenfurt. She has published widely on cosmopolitanism, affective narratology, and various ecocritical issues in American literature and film. She is the author of Affective Ecologies: Empathy, Emotion and Environmental Narrative (Ohio State University Press, 2017)and Cosmopolitan Minds: Literature, Emotion, and the Transnational Imagination (University of Texas Press, 2014). She is the editor of Moving Environments: Affect, Emotion, Ecology, and Film (Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2014), and the co-editor (with Sylvia Mayer) of The Anticipation of Catastrophe: Environmental Risk in North American Literature and Culture (Winter, 2014).