Anna Světlíková received her PhD. in American Literature from the Department of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures in 2012. Her doctoral research examined the typological theory and practice of the 18th-century New England preacher and theologian Jonathan Edwards from the perspective of literary history and theory. Part of her research was carried out during her Fulbright scholarship at the Jonathan Edwards Center at Yale University. She has published and presented papers on Jonathan Edwards in Europe and in the United States and has been involved in several other Edwards-related projects. In 2021 she joined the English Department at the Faculty of Science, Humanities and Education at the Technical University in Liberec where she teaches American and British literature.