Education

Ph.D. in German and Scandinavian Studies, University of Massachusetts Amherst (2009)

  • Dissertation: “The Abject of My Affection: ‘Heimosexuality’ in German Texts and Films”
  • Defense:  December 5, 2008; Degree Granted: February 1, 2009
  • Ph.D. Advisor: Dr. Susan Cocalis
  • Dissertation Committee: Dr. Susan Cocalis, chair; Dr. Barton Byg; Dr. Joyce Berkman (History)

Graduate Certificate in Advanced Feminist Studies, Women’s Studies, University of Massachusetts Amherst (2007)

M.A. in German Studies, University of Massachusetts Amherst (2004)

  • M.A. Advisor: Dr. Sara Lennox
  • M.A. Committee: Dr. Sara Lennox, chair; Dr. Susan Cocalis; Dr. Ulrike Brisson

Fulbright Scholar, Universität Hamburg, Germany (2001-2002)

B.A. (Latin and Dept. Honors) in German Studies and Gender Studies, Hamline University, St. Paul, MN (2001)

Study Abroad at the Universität Trier, Germany (2000)