Dr. Ulla Kriebernegg is Associate Professor at the Center for Inter-American Studies (C.IAS) at the University of Graz, Austria. She studied English and American Studies and German Philology at the University of Graz and at University College Dublin, Ireland. Her emphasis in research and teaching is on Inter-American literary and cultural studies, Jewish literature in the Americas, and Age/aging studies. She is the author of Putting Age in its Place: Age, Space, and Identity in North American Care Home Narratives (forthcoming, Heidelberg) which focuses on representations of long-term care institutions in Canadian and US American film and fiction. She is currently working on a collection of essays entitled Care Home Stories: Aging, Disability, and Long-Term Residential Care, co-edited with Sally Chivers. Ulla is chair of ENAS, the European Network of Aging Studies, and executive board member of the International Association of Inter-American Studies. Since 2016, she has been Associate Researcher with Aging+Communication+Technology (ACT). Together with Heike Hartung and Roberta Maierhofer, she edits the Aging Studies book series. In 2016, she received the University of Graz Excellence Award for Teaching.