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Placement

The Ph.D. Program in German Studies successfully assists students who have received a Ph.D. in their search for acacemic positions and successful careers in the Humanities beyond the academy. The following list demonstrates the our excellent placement record in the recent past:

  • Leslie Reed (ABD), Assistant Professor at Abilene Christian University, starting August 2016
  • Jessica Riviere (Ph.D. 2014), Instructional Consultant at Ohio State University’s University Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Vivian Finch (ABD), Assistant Director, Center for Teaching, Vanderbilt University
  • Nora Brügmann (Ph.D. 2015), Instructor at German Gymnasium in Berlin
  • Ingo Kieslich (Ph.D. 2014), Asst. Editor for Critical Hannah Arendt Edition, Vanderbilt University and Free University Berlin
  • Alexandra Campana (Ph.D. 2014). Leopold Bachmann Foundation, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Kathryn E. McEwen (Ph.D. 2013), Visiting Assistant Professor of German, Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages,  Michigan State University, East Lansing
  • Brett E. Sterling (Ph.D. 2013), Assistant Professor of German in the Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville 
  • Elizabeth Weber Edwards (Ph.D. 2012), Assistant Director of Graduate Student Development, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Maria Ebner (Ph.D. 2013), Lecturer, Fordham University, New York
  • Wesley Lim (Ph.D. 2012), Riley Scholar-in-Residence, Colorado College, Colorado Springs
  • Beatrix Brockman (Ph.D. 2012), Assistant Professor of German, Austin Peay State University
  • Kathrin Seidl Gomez (Ph.D. 2011), Assistant Professor of German, Brandeis University
  • Gesa Froemming (Ph.D. 2011), Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Wellesley College
  • Robert Kelz (Ph.D. 2010), Assistant Professor of German, University of Memphis
  • Mark Looney (Ph.D. 2010), Lecturer, Iowa State University, Ames
  • Andrea Eder (Poling) (Ph.D. 2009), Lecturer of German, Georgia Southern University, Decatur
  • Carola Daffner (Ph.D. 2007), Assistant Professor of German, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
  • Robert Jenkins (Ph.D. 2007), Assistant Professor of German, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Mark P. Lee (Ph.D. 2007), Associate Professor of Music and German, Columbia State Community College, Tennessee 
  • Brian McInnis (Ph.D. 2006), Assistant Professor of German, United States Military Academy, West Point, New York
  • Regina Schwarzmeier (Ph.D. 2005), Associate Professor of German, Belmont University, Nashville
  • Holly H. Liu (Ph.D. 2004), Associate Professor of German, Alma College, Michigan