Primary areas of interest are:
- Contemporary literature and cinema with a particular emphasis on contemporary French and francophone literature, cinema and thought.
- Literary imprints of Danish slavery and colonialism. Head of the research project Reading slavery
In 2011 recipient of a elite postdoc scholarship from the Danish Council of Independent Research with the project The World in French - on translations and traces of memory in globalized francophone literature.
In 2010 PhD with the dissertation The French and the World: Post-global Perspectives on Contemporary French Literature that treats new French literature in light of globalization with emphasis on the place of literature in the changed economic and discursive circuits of a globalized world.