After earning my BA in French, German, and International Relations at Bucknell University in 2004 and living/interning in Germany, I began working on my MA in German Studies at the UA in 2006. In 2008, I started the PhD program in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching here at the UA. I have been fortunate enough to stay on in the German department to teach! My areas of interest include Study Abroad, Intercultural Competence, and Technology and Language Learning; and any combination thereof. When I'm not on campus, I'm probably out hiking somewhere.