Department of Germanic Studies

Elizabeth Alexander

Graduate Student

lizalexander@utexas.edu |
BUR 382


Matt Anderson

Graduate student, Assistant Instructor

andersmo@utexas.edu |
BUR 366

Interests: 19th century German literature and culture, children's literature, nationalism and national identity, Swedish literature and culture


John Benjamin

Graduate student

johndbenjamin@utexas.edu |
BUR 366


Margo Blevins

Graduate Student, Teaching Assistant

mblevins@utexas.edu |
BUR 374


Collin Brown

Graduate student

browncl@utexas.edu |
232-6381 |
BUR 362

Interests: folklore, monsters, magic, religious studies, Scandinavian studies, medieval studies; Dutch/Afrikaans, language contact, historical linguistics


Devon Donohue-Bergeler

Graduate student, Foreign Language Education

devon.donohue@utexas.edu

Education: M.A. in German Studies/Culture and Communication, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany

Interests: foreign language acquisition in a study abroad setting, experiential learning, motivation and inter-cultural learning


Ryan Dux

PhD Candidate, Graduate Research Assistant

ryandux@utexas.edu

Interests: Syntax, Semantics, Historical Linguistics, Grammatical Change, Language Pedagogy, German-American Dialects


Matthias Fingerhuth

Graduate Student, Assistant Instructor

fingerhuth@utexas.edu |
BUR 370


Jenny Fischer

Graduate Student, Assistant Instructor

jennyfischer@utexas.edu |
BUR 382

Education: M.A. in German as a Foreign Language (DaF), University of Leipzig, Germany and Federal University of Paraná, Brazil

Interests: Second Language Acquisition, Foreign Language Pedagogy, Multilingualism, Critical Bicultural Pedagogy, Linguistic Relativity, Translation Studies


Katrin Fuchs

Graduate Student, Assistant Instructor

k.fuchs@utexas.edu |
BUR 374


Maggie S Gemmell

Assistant Instructor, Ph.D. Candidate

gemmell@utexas.edu |
BUR 382

Education: M.A. Germanic Studies - Linguistics, The University of Texas at Austin

Interests: Metaphor, Politeness, Lexical Semantics, Conversation Analysis, Foreign Language Pedagogy


David Huenlich

PhD Candidate, Assistant Instructor

david.huenlich@googlemail.com |
Burdine 362


Dale Jones

Graduate student

Daleethridgejones@utexas.edu |
BUR 362


Cornelia Loos

Graduate student, Department of Linguistics; Assistant Instructor

cornelia.loos@utexas.edu |
BUR 382


Alexander Lorenz

Graduate Student, Assistant Instructor

alorenz@utexas.edu |
BUR 370

Education: MA, University of Mississippi

Interests: Second Language Acquisition, Curriculum Development, Language Contact & Variation, Syntax & Phonology, Multilingualism


Reinhard Mueller

Graduate student (Comparative Literature), Assistant Instructor (Germanic Studies)

rgmueller@utexas.edu |
BUR 362


Jessica Plummer

PhD Candidate; Graduate Student

jeplum@utexas.edu

Interests: 19th- and 20th-century literature, popular literature and culture, theater, intersections of social class and literature, and German cultural history


Jake Reis

Graduate student

jake.r.reis@gmail.com


Jason Roberts

Graduate Student, Teaching Assistant II

j.roberts@utexas.edu |
BUR 370

Education: M.A., University of Texas at Austin


Kristina Saunders

Graduate Student, Assistant Instructor

kmsaunders@utexas.edu |
BUR 382

Education: MA in Second Language Acquisition, Kansas State University

Interests: Interactional Linguistics/Conversation Analysis, Applied Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Language Pedagogy, and Historical Linguistics


Matthew Sherman

Graduate Student

matthew.sherman@utexas.edu |
BUR 370


Annika VanNoy

Graduate student

annika.vannoy@utexas.edu |
471-5665 |
BUR 378


Cindy Walter-Gensler

Ph.D Candidate, Editorial Assistant for the German Studies Review

waltergensler@utexas.edu |
BUR 382

Education: M. A. in Germanic Studies, University of Florida

Interests: Feminist Theory, German Feminism, Representations of Motherhood in German Culture, Representations of State Violence


Zoë Wyatt

Assistant Instructor, Graduate Student

zoewyatt@utexas.edu |
BUR 374

Education: MA, University of Oklahoma