Regina studied at the University of Innsbruck, Austria, where she completed her MPhil. (Mag. phil.) in English Literature and Literary Theory. She is currently a Ph.D. student in the School of English at Birmingham City University, where she researches metafiction in the postmodern British novel. In winter term 2010, she was an Erasmus-student at BCU.
Regina has previously been a Research Assistant in corpus linguistics at the University of Innsbruck and a Lecturer in the German Department at the University of Birmingham. She also co-organised the 'JG Ballard Day 2016' with Dr Thomas Knowles at BCU.