Adeline received her bachelor's degree in German Studies, Philosophy, and Intercultural Studies from the University of Mannheim in 2012.
She wrote her thesis on “The Self-Destruction in German Popular Culture, an analysis of Christian Kracht’s Faserland,” which was published in Genre 2014. Adeline completed her master's degree at California State University in Long Beach, where she, among other things, worked as the head organizer of the "Wanted? Georg Büchner 1813-2013" Conference. Her latest conference paper is titled, “Journalistic Truths, Fictional Narratives, and Intertextuality: Kleist's Responses to Napoleon and the 'Novanecdote'." Adeline also worked as a Teaching Associate for two years at California State University Long Beach and for two summers at the German Summer School in Taos, New Mexico. She received the German Consulate Los Angeles Teaching Award in 2013 and 2014 and the College of Liberal Arts Distinguished German Graduate Honor at California State University Long Beach in 2014.