Aleksandra Prica is a professor of German literature. She was born and raised in Switzerland and studied at the University of Zürich. So far, her life has involved a lot of traveling, and she has lived in different countries and cities such as Berlin, Amsterdam, Chicago and a small village in Columbia, South America. She joined the faculty at the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures in 2016. In her research she focuses on literature of the Middle Ages and contemporary adaptations of the medieval world in literature, art and film.