Research and Teaching Assistant at the Chair of English Literature and Cognitive Studies
Since 2018, Jessica Jumpertz works as research and teaching assistant at the Chair of English Literature and Cognitive Studies at the Institute for English, American and Romance Studies at RWTH Aachen University.
Her research interests encompass cognitive literary studies, especially cognitive narratology, postclassical narratology, unreliable narration and empirical literary studies.
Friedrich-Wilhelm-Prize 2019 for the Master Thesis "Unreliability in Film"
03/2020: Paper "A Cognitive Analysis of Highly Intelligent Female Characters," Conference of the International Society for the Study of Narrative (ISSN)
05/2019: Paper "Unreliability in Film: A New Model," Conference of the International Society for the Study of Narrative (ISSN), Pamplona, Spain.
- Alber, Jan, Jessica Jumpertz, and Axel Mayer. "How Professional Readers Process Unnatural Narrators: An Empirical Perspective." Scientific Study of Literature, vol. 10, no. 2, 2020, pp. 193-214.