Picture of Ana Elisa Gomez Laris
PIcture of Ana Elisa Gomez Laris


Ana Elisa Gomez Laris

University of Duisburg-Essen
Institut für Anglophone Studien
R12 S04 H87
Universitätsstr. 12
45141 Essen

Room R12 S04 H87
E-mail ana.gomez-laris@uni-due.de
Phone +49 201 183-2285

Biographical Information

Before coming to Essen to pursue a doctoral degree, Ana Elisa Gomez Laris studied Comparative Literature and American Studies at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, spending time abroad in Denmark and Switzerland. She identifies as an activist researcher, engaging where possible in endeavors uniting her academic and social interests. As such, knowledge transfer and the symbiotic relationship between academia and society play a pivotal role in her research approach. Prior to joining the faculty of the Department of Anglophone Studies, she worked as an assistant editor of the quarterly Amerikastudien / American Studies and as a research advisor at the University Medical Center Mainz. She calls Germany, Mexico, and the United States home.

Research Interests




Courses Taught at the UDE

WS 2020

  • Grundkurs Literaturwissenschaft (Introduction to Literary Studies) Gr. 6
  • Grundkurs Literaturwissenschaft (Introduction to Literary Studies) Gr. 7
  • A Survey of American Literature Gr. 6