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Elizabeth Alexander

Graduate Student |
BUR 382

Matt Anderson

Graduate student, Assistant Instructor |
BUR 366

Interests: 19th century German literature and culture, children's literature, cultures of childhood, nationalism, Swedish literature and culture

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John Benjamin

Graduate Student |
BUR 366

Interests: second language acquisition, theories of reading, background knowledge, German political theory/theater, Polish language/culture

Margo Blevins

Graduate Student, Teaching Assistant |
BUR 374

Education: PhD, University of Texas at Austin

Collin Brown

Graduate student |
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

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

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Ryan Dux

PhD Candidate, Graduate Research Assistant

Education: PhD, The University of Texas at Austin

Interests: Syntax, Semantics, Language Pedagogy, German-American Studies, Lexicography

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Matthias Fingerhuth

PhD Candidate, Assistant Instructor |
BUR 370

Education: M.A., University of Cologne

Jenny Fischer

Graduate Student, Assistant Instructor |
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 |
BUR 374

David Huenlich

PhD Candidate, Graduate Research Assistant |
Burdine 312 (Texas German Dialect Project)

Dale Jones

Graduate student |
BUR 362

Interests: Popular music in the German Democratic Republic, theories of mechanization, theories of cultural decline in 20th century Germany, German identity since reunification

Cornelia Loos

Graduate student, Department of Linguistics; Assistant Instructor |
BUR 382

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Alexander Lorenz

Graduate Student, Assistant Instructor |
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) |
BUR 362

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Jessica Plummer

PhD Candidate; Graduate Student

Jason Roberts

Graduate Student, Teaching Assistant II |
BUR 370

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

Kristina Saunders

Graduate Student, Assistant Instructor |
BUR 382

Education: PhD in Second Language Acquisition, University of Texas at Austin

Interests: Language Pedagogy, Applied Linguistics, Technology and Language Learning, Usage-Based Linguistics, Game Studies, and Narrative Theory

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Matthew Sherman

Graduate Student |
BUR 370

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Annika VanNoy

Graduate student |
471-5665 |
BUR 378

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Cindy Walter-Gensler

Ph.D Candidate, Editorial Assistant for the German Studies Review |
BUR 382

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

Interests: German Feminism, German Women Writers, Representations of Motherhood in German Culture, Representations of State Violence, Discourse Analysis, Foreign Language Pedagogy

Zoë Wyatt

Assistant Instructor, Graduate Student |
512-471-4141 |
BUR 374

Education: MA, University of Oklahoma