Education and professional achievements
Markus Reisenleitner (PhD, University of Vienna) is Professor of Humanities at York University, where he was Director of the Graduate Program in Humanities from 2010-2015. He is also affiliated with the Graduate Program in Communication and Culture, the Graduate Program in History, and the Canadian Centre for German and European Studies. Before joining York’s Division of Humanities in 2006, he taught at the University of Vienna, the Vienna campus of the University of Oregon’s International Program, the University of Alberta, and Lingnan University in Hong Kong, where he was Head of the Department of Cultural Studies from 2004-2006. Markus Reisenleitner is past President of the Canadian Comparative Literature Association.