Sina Meissgeier was born in 1989 and raised in Leipzig, Germany. She takes part in the Joint Ph.D. program "Transcultural German Studies" at the Department of German Studies at the University of Arizona.
She gained her Bachelor Degree in 2013 at Leipzig University and also spent an Erasmus semester at the University of Cambridge in United Kingdom. She graduated from Leipzig University with an M.A. in 2016.
Sina is currently teaching and working as a Teaching Assistant. The research for her dissertation is about Women's literature from the KZ Ravensbrück.
She has already published articles about German literature in Prague in the 20th century and about German Jewish authors. Apart from that, her academic interests are GDR literature, Holocaust Studies as well as Gender and LGBTQ Studies.
Sina is also a trained journalist in print, radio and online media.