An Abundance of Graduate Alumni Successes

September 15th, 2019
Graduation caps flying in the air

Summer 2019 brought news of many extraordinary successes for our recent MA and PhD graduates, showing how their work has been bearing fruit and garnering recognition around the world. Dr. Lydia Heiss (PhD, D. Phil. in Transcultural German Studies, 2019) is now a post-doctoral associate (Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin) teaching at the Lehrstuhl for Medienpädagogik at the Universität der Bundeswehr in Munich. Rory Prine (MA in German Studies, 2019) is Study Abroad Advisor in the Office of International Initiatives at Georgia State University. Carolin Radtke (MA in German Studies) is Instructional Designer at the University of the Highlands and Islands in Scotland. Stephanie Distler (MA in German Studies, 2018) is Program Coordinator at atrain Unternehmensberatung GmbH. Dr. Kyung Lee Gagum (PhD in Transcultural German Studies, 2016) is Assistant Professor of German Studies (tenure track) at Midwestern State University. Chelsea Timlin (PhD(c) in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching, Winter 2019) is Assistant Director of Technology at Brown University. Candace Shelton (MA in German Studies, 2019) is German Teacher at Chandler High School. James Howell (PhD in Transcultural German Studies, 2019) is Instructional Assistant Professor of German at Texas A&M University. Dr. Diane Richardson (PhD in Transcultural German Studies, 2018) is faculty in German at University of Florida. Dr. Agnes Cšer (PhD in Transcultural German Studies, 2018) is Visiting Assistant Professor of German at Bradley University. Dr. Antonella Cassia (PhD in Transcultural German Studies, 2016) is faculty in languages at University of Miami. Jesse Archbold (MA in German Studies, 2018) is beginning his doctoral studies in German at University of California, Davis. Dr. Kristin Lange (PhD in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching, 2016) is Assistant Professor of German at Elon University. Amanda Snell will complete her PhD in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching in Fall 2019 and is teaching at Catalina High School, having received the prestigious Bilinski Fellowship this year. Amalie Sielaff (MA in German Studies with Secondary Teaching Certification, 2018) teaches German and Humanities at Chandler Preparatory Academy. Congratulations to all of our ambitious alumni professionals, doing great work around the world!