Sina Meissgeier was born in 1989 and raised in Leipzig, Germany. She is a Ph.D. student of "Transcultural German Studies" at the University of Arizona in Tucson and is doing her Minor in Gender and Women's Studies. She studied Germanistik in Leipzig and Cambridge, UK, and graduated from Leipzig University with an M.A. in 2016. She has published about German literature in Prague in the 20th century and about German Jewish authors.
Sina is currently teaching and working as a Teaching Assistant. Her dissertation is about Women's literature from the KZ Ravensbrück. Apart from that, her academic interests are GDR literature, Holocaust Studies, and LGBTQ Studies.
Between 2011 and 2015 she received a scholarship from Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Germany.
Sina is also a trained journalist in print, radio and online media.