Diba Shokri

Comparatist/psychologist, ZfL doctoral fellow with the project Psychologism. Forms and Functions of a Suspicion in Literary Studies


  • since 2020 ZfL doctoral fellow
  • since 2015 PhD German Studies, Princeton University
  • 2015–2018 MA German Studies, Princeton University
  • 2013–2015 MPhil Modern Languages, University of Oxford
  • 2011–2015 Scholarship holder of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation
  • 2010–2013 BA Comparative Literature and BSc Psychology (with Sociology), LMU Munich

Research Interests

  • German-speaking literature of the 19th and 20th centuries
  • History of German Literature Studies (Germanistik) and Comparative Literature Studies (Komparatistik)
  • History of Psychology
  • Narratology