Amrei Katharina Nensel is the coordinator of Academic and International Affairs at the School of Business and Economics at the University of Tübingen. She is currently working on a PhD-Thesis in the field of English Literature on "Trend Development in Young Adult Literature." Her research focuses on the process of publication and reception of recent successful series written for children and young adults such as "Harry Potter", the "Hunger Games" and "Twilight". Amrei has obtained a B.A. from the University of Tübingen in English Literature and Business Administration as well as an M.A. from the University of Central Lancashire in Publishing.