Sandra Meerwein, M.A.wiss. Mitarbeiterin, Abteilung Scheiding
I am a PhD candidate and instructor for Transnational American Studies at Johannes Gutenberg University. I obtained both of my degrees (B.A., Political Science and American Studies/M.A., American Studies) at JGU. During my studies, I participated in exchange and language programs at Doshisha University and Kwansei Gakuin University in Japan, and Wenzao University of Languages in Taiwan. For my master’s thesis on U.S.’ post-war occupation of Japan and its impact on Japanese news media, I conducted research at the Foreign Correspondence Club of Japan in Tokyo.
My dissertation project focuses on the U.S. and regional conceptualizations of the Indo-Pacific. Part of this research includes empirical work at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies, which I am currently a research fellow at (virtual participation).
- Transpacific American Studies
- Pacific Islands Studies
- Transnational Periodical Studies
- International Relations
- Peace and Conflict Studies
- Collective Memory