Stefan Livo





Born and educated in Rostock, Stefan Livo received his 1. State Examination in English and Biology in 2014. After his study abroad at the University of Wyoming had kindled his fascination with archaeology and anthropology, his personal and professional interests shifted from the shores of the Baltic Sea to the Pacific coasts of the Americas. Currently, he is preparing a PhD-project about the transcultural constructions of identity in Pacific Northwest fiction. 


Research interests

American Archaeology and Anthropology

American Travel Literature of the early 19th century

Identity, Spatiality, and Adolescence


Curriculum Vitae


04/2015 – 09/2015

01/2015 – 01/2016

09/2012 – 03/2015

08/2011 – 12/2011

10/2008 – 12/2014
Research assistant at the project “Constructions of North American Antiquity in Colonial and Postcolonial Contexts” (funded by the DFG)

Temporary lecturer at the University of Rostock
Seminar subject: “Inventing the Pacific. Major Shifts in Literary Perceptions of the Pacific Islands”

Substitute teacher at the Innerstädtisches Gymnasium Rostock

Student assistant of Prof. Dr. Gesa Mackenthun at the Institut für Anglistik/Amerikanistik at the University of Rostock

Study abroad at the University of Wyoming, PROMOS-Scholarship
Major: Anthropology

First Staatsexamen, Study of Teaching Profession for Secondary Schools at the University of Rostock; Majors: English & Biology