Prof. Michael C. Frank


Head of Department

Prof. Dr. Michael C. Frank (English Literature)

Prof. Dr. Barbara Straumann


Deputy Head of Department

Prof. Dr. Barbara Straumann  (English Literature)

Administrative Head: Dr. Katherine J. Williams

Advising of Studies: Dr. Martin Mühlheim

Personnel & Finance: Dr. Nicole Studer-Joho

Study Abroad Coordination: Nathalie Meyer, M.A.

Department Office (Secretary): Angelika Kapfer, M.A.

Department Library

Department IT Coordination


Head of Administration

Dr. Katherine J. Williams


  • Personnel: Head of HR, coordination of job advertisments/applications
  • Finance: budget control
  • Communication: media, internal information flow
  • Strategic planning: academic report, evaluations; coordination with Faculty and the various bodies of the Department; organisation and minutes Institutsversammlung
  • Teaching: coordination of planning
  • Student administration: evaluation of Master applications

Substitution for Nicole Studer-Joho (personnel, finance)

Academic Administration
(Advising of Studies, Course and Grade Administration)

Dr. Martin Mühlheim


  • Advising of Studies: advising of studies
  • Course administration: course descriptions, booking of rooms, number and list of participants, entering of grades
  • Student administration: evaluation of Lehrdiplom applications; changes in booking and cancellation; transfer of credit (new UZH students)
  • Archive: Filing of exam sheets of compulsory courses
  • Infrastructure: organization of maintenance work
  • Info events: Erstsemestrigentrag and Studieninfotag
  • Exam administration: Master Final Exams
  • Website: Update of "Studies" part, news items

Substitution for Katherine J. Williams (management, teaching/students) and Nathalie Meyer (study abroad coordination)

Academic Administration
(Personnel & Finance)

Dr. Nicole Studer-Joho (Tue, Thu, Fri)


  • Personnel: change of address, change of employment status, new employments, work and residence permits, accident insurance
  • Finance: payment of invoices and expenses, cash management
  • Communication: update info booklet and staff poster
  • Teaching: collection of announcement sheets, planning and scheduling
  • Website: update staff info, news items

Substitution for Katherine J. Williams (personnel, finance).

Nathalie Meyer


Academic Administration

(Study Abroad Coordination)

Nathalie Meyer, M.A.



  • Study abroad coordination
  • Advising of in- and outbound students
  • Transfer of credit
  • Negotiating new exchange agreements
  • Staff mobility

Substitution for Martin Mühlheim (advising of studies).

Angelika Kapfer


Secretary's Office

Angelika Kapfer, M.A.


  • Secretarial office
  • Coordination of general student and external queries
  • Administration: update addresses, tutorials, order of office material, copy cards, keys
  • Exam administration: coordination of FachexpertInnen Lehrdiplom, coordination Reading List exam
  • Infrastructure: furniture order
  Department Library

Katrin Eschenmoser, MAS IS

lic. phil. Susanne Lang, MAS UZH LIS

lic. phil. Nikola Leudolph


Department IT Coordination

Dr. Hans Martin Lehrmann

lic. oec. Roland Lerch

IT Coordination