- Additional Positions at AU
- Faculty Associate, Institute on Disability and Public Policy
- PhD in American Studies, University at Buffalo, SUNY (2018)
MA in American Studies, University of Leipzig, Germany (2010)
BA in American and British Studies & Finnish Philology, University of Greifswald, Germany (2008)
- Languages Spoken
- English, German, Finnish
- Dr Tanja Aho is a Professorial Lecturer (Visiting Assistant Professor) of American Studies at American University. Aho received a PhD in American Studies from the University at Buffalo in 2018, out of which grows a current book project, Autism, Anxiety, and Neuroqueerness: A Mad Critique of Economic Discourses. Aho's work on madness/disability, political economy, and popular culture has been published in several anthologies as well as in American Quarterly, Lateral, and the Journal of Literary & Cultural Disability Studies. At AU Aho teaches classes in American Studies and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.