Dr Sabrina Mittermeier is a postdoctoral researcher and lecturer in British and North American history at the University of Kassel, Germany. She is the author of A Cultural History of the Disneyland Theme Parks: Middle-Class Kingdoms (Intellect and University of Chicago Press, 2021), the (co-)editor of Fighting for the Future: Essays on Star Trek: Discovery (Liverpool University Press, 2020), The Routledge Handbook of Star Trek (Routledge, 2022) and Fan Phenomena: Disney (Intellect and University of Chicago Press, forthcoming 2023). Her research on theme parks, fan tourism, film and television has also been published in several volumes and journals, such as The Journal of Popular Culture, Queer Studies in Media & Popular Culture and Science Fiction Film and Television. She’s currently working on a second book on ‘Unmade Queer Television’ and plans on hosting a podcast on the television series Ted Lasso in 2022.
Contact: University of Kassel, Nora-Platiel-Straße 1, 34127 Kassel, Germany.