Graduate School of the Arts and Humanities (GSAH)

Doctoral Students

Olivia Biber

Department of English

Postal Address
Graduate School of the Arts and Humanities
Interdisciplinary Cultural Studies
Walter Benjamin Kolleg
Universität Bern
Muesmattstrasse 45
CH-3012 Bern

Olivia Biber

Olivia Biber is a PhD student and assistant at the Department of English. She is working on her PhD project situated at the intersection of literature, gender studies and economics. Before joining the team at the University of Bern, she was a Research and Teaching Assistant at the University of Zurich. This is also where she completed her MA degree in English Literature and Gender Studies.

Title of PhD Project

Keeping the Political in Economics: The Economic Concerns of Female Victorian Writers

Research Foci

Victorian literature and culture | Literary economic criticism | Feminist economics | Gender studies | Queer theory