Caroline is a doctoral student in the Transcultural German Studies Program. She grew up in Tyrol, Austria and graduated from the Pedagogical University Innsbruck in 2014. After spending two years as a language assistant in England and Switzerland, she was a fellowship recipient of the Robert Bosch Foundation in Germany. In this position she lectured at the University of Science and Technology in Wuhan, China.
In 2018, Caroline completed her Master's degree at the University of Connecticut. She has served as a Graduate Assistant and taught beginner and intermediate German language classes as well as a translation course for music students. Before starting her PhD at the University of Arizona, she volunteered as a German teacher in Kilifi, Kenya for six months.
Caroline's main research interest is in methodology and didactics and how intercultural competence can be taught in the foreign language classroom.
Caroline had the honor to be part of the 2019 University Fellow's cohort.