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Department of German Studies
Graduate Student Placement
 
 
2018-2019
 
Gindner, Jette
2019-2021 – Visiting Assistant Professor, Dept. of Germanic & Slavic Languages & Literatures,
University of Colorado-Boulder
 
Stoltz, Matthew 
2019-present – Assistant Professor, Program in Cultures, Civilizations and Ideas, Bilkent 
University, Turkey
 
 
2017-2018
Klemm, Stephen
2018-present – Assistant Professor (non-tenure track), Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture, Occidental College
 
Taylor, Nathan, Ph.D.
2017-present – Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, Germanistik, Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main
 
 
2016-2017
 
Mueller, Hannah, Ph.D.
2019-present – Assistant Professor of Teaching, Bowling Green State University
2018-2019 – Instructor (Dept. of Theatre and Film), Bowling Green State University
2017-2018 – Instructor (Media and Identity), New York University
2017-2018 – Instructor (Cult TV and its Audiences), Hunter College
 
 
2015-2016
 
Horakova, Anna, Ph.D.
2019-2020 – Visiting Assistant Professor, German Studies, Emory University
2018-2019 – Visiting Assistant Professor, Modern Languages & Literatures, College of William & Mary
2016-2018 – Harvard College Fellow, Postdoctoral Fellowship, Department of Germanic Languages & Literatures, Harvard University
 
Wankhammer, Johannes, Ph.D.
2017-present – Assistant Professor (tenure-track), German Department, Princeton University
2016-2017 – Visiting Assistant Professor, German Department, Reed College
 
 
2014-2015
 
Gemmell, Grace-Yvette, Ph.D.
2015-present – Online faculty in Art History, Sotheby’s Institute of Art
 
Nousek, Katrina, Ph.D.
2018-present – Visiting Assistant Professor of German Studies, Dept. of Languages, Literatures & Cultures,
Richmond University
2017-2018  – Instructor of German, Lawrence University 
2015-2017 – Hurvis NEH Fellow in the Humanities in German and Global Studies (two-year postdoctoral position), Lawrence University
 
Phillips, Alexander, Ph.D.
2019-present – Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Department of English, Ashoka University (India)
2018-2019 – Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of English, Ashoka University (India)
2015-2018 – Assistant Collegiate Professor, University College Europe program, University of Maryland
 
 
 
2013-2014
 
Gelderloos, Carl, Ph.D.
2014-present – Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Department of German and Russian Studies, Binghamton University
 
 
2012-2013
 
Duncan, Michelle, Ph.D.
2012-2013, 2016-present – guest scholar, Pembroke Center, Brown University
2014-2015 – Freud-Fulbright Visiting Scholar of Psychoanalysis, University of Vienna 
2013-2014 – Adjunct Professor, Women’s and Gender Studies, Rhode Island College
 
Arslan, Gizem, Ph.D.
2017-present-Lectureship in German, Department of World Languages and Literatures, Southern Methodist University
2015-2017 – Visiting Assistant Professor, German, The Catholic University of America
2014-2015 – Visiting Assistant Professor of Germanic Languages and Literatures, University of Michigan
2013-2014 – Visiting Assistant Professor of Modern Languages (German), Knox College
 
Linden, Ari, Ph.D.
2014-present – Assistant Professor (tenure-track), German Department, University of Kansas
2013-2014 – Visiting Assistant Professor of German, University of Kansas
 
Rotaru, Arina, Ph.D.
2014-present – Lecturer in the Global Curriculum, New York University-Shanghai
2012-2013 – Lecturer in German, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, Ithaca College 
 
 
2010-2011
 
Eaton, Megan, M.A.
2014- present – Translator (German to English); working towards the Certificate in Translation from NYU School of Professional Studies
2012-2014 – Legal Assistant, Menaker & Herrmann LLP, New York, New York
2010-2011 – High School teacher
 
Steiner-Sherwood, Melanie Ph.D. 
2016-present – Development Officer for Grants and Institutional Giving, Utah Museum of Fine Arts
2014-2016 – Annual Giving Manager, Utah Symphony/Opera
2011-2014 – Associate Instructor, German Department, University of Utah 
2009-2011 – Lecturer, German Department, Brandeis University
 
 
2009-2010
 
Buchholz, Paul, Ph.D. 
2016-present – Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Department of German Studies, Emory University
2015-2016 – Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Department of German, University of California, Berkeley
Fall 2011-Fall 2015 – Assistant Professor (tenure-track), German Department, Scripps College
2010-2011 – Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow, Department of German, New York University
 
Dittrich, Joshua, Ph.D.
2012-present – Sessional Lecturer, University of Toronto, Mississauga, Department of Visual Studies and the Professional Writing & Communication Program
2010-2012 – Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Toronto, Mississauga, Professional Writing & Communication Program
 
Turco, Jeffrey, Ph.D.
2010-present – Assistant Professor (tenure track), German Department, School of Languages & Cultures, Purdue University
2009-2010 – Lecturer, German & Scandinavian Department, Modern Languages & Cultural Studies, University of Alberta
 
Masulis, Martins, M.A.
2009-present – Professional Translator in Europe
 
 
2008-2009
 
Komska, Yuliya, Ph.D.
2015-present – Associate Professor (tenure), German Department, Dartmouth College
2007-2015 – Assistant Professor (tenure track), German Department, Dartmouth College
 
Henry, Cassandra, Ph.D.
2007-present – Policy Analyst, Office of Policy Development, Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC
 
Low, David, M.A.
2009-present – Trail Center, Bureau of Land Management, US Dept of the Interior, Nevada
 
 
2007-2008
 
Halvorsen, Ross, Ph.D. 
2009-present – Chair of World Language Department and Instructor of Spanish, French & German Language, School for Independent Learners (private high school in Los Altos, CA)
2007-2009 – Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures, Purdue University
 
Frederick, Samuel, Ph.D. 
2014-present – Associate Professor of German (tenure), German Department, Pennsylvania State University
2012-2014 – Assistant Professor of German (tenure track), German Department, Pennsylvania State University
2008-2012 – Assistant Professor of German (tenure track), Department of Languages, 
Clemson University
 
Franzel, Sean, Ph.D.
2014-present – Associate Professor of German (tenure), Department of German and Russian Studies, University of Missouri
2008-2014 – Assistant Professor of German (tenure track), Department of German and Russian Studies, University of Missouri
 
 
2006-2007
 
Doerhoff, Erica, Ph.D.
Summer 2011-present – Lawyer, St. Louis, Missouri 
Fall 2008-May 2011 – Washington University School of Law, St. Louis
2007-2008 – Postdoctoral Fellow, Pepperdine University, Malibu CA
 
Kelingos, Lara, Ph.D.
2015-present – Reference Assistant, Cornell University Library
2014-present – Managing Editor, New German Critique, Cornell University
2007 – Postdoctoral Associate (3-year prestigious award), Brown University
 
Parkinson, Anna, Ph.D.
2015-present – Associate Professor (tenure), German Department, Northwestern University
2009-2015 – Assistant Professor (tenure track), German Department, Northwestern University 
2007-2009 – Assistant Professor (tenure track), German Department, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
 
Servais, Casey, Ph.D. 
2011-present – Lawyer with Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, New York City 
2008-2011 – Fellow, Institute for Law and Humanities, Yeshiva University, New York City
2007-2008 – Visiting Assistant Professor, German Department, Michigan State University
 
 
2005-2006
 
Yildiz, Yasemin, Ph.D. 
2016-present – Associate Professor of German and Comparative Literature (tenure), University of California-Los Angeles
2012-2016 – Associate Professor of German (tenure), University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
2006-2012 – Assistant Professor of German (tenure-track), University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
 
Herrmann, Amalia, M.A.
2010-present – Lecturer in the Humanities, University of California, Irvine 
2005-2010 – Lecturer in the Humanities, University of California, Riverside
 
 
2004-2005
 
Lohmueller, Torben, Ph.D.
2012-present – Career Service & Verwaltungsleitung/International Office, SRH Hochschule der populären Künste, Berlin
2006-2011 – DAAD Lecturer, Madrid 
2004-2006 – Postdoctoral research, Berlin
 
Larson, Martha, Ph.D. 
Researcher, Fraunhofer Institute for Media Communication in Germany
 
 
2003-2004
 
Clark, Christopher, Ph.D. (†)
2015 (Fall) – Adjunct Professor, German, Fordham University
2015 (Spring) – Lecturer. German, Princeton University
2013-2014 – Research Associate, Glass, Lewis & CO. in NYC
2012-present – German Instructor, Fluent City in NYC
2007-2010 – Visiting Professor, Department of German, Rutgers University
2004-2007 – Assistant Professor, German, New York University
2003-2004 – Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures, Lycoming College
2002-2003 – Visiting Assistant Professor, German, Williams College
Spring 2002 – Visiting Lecturer, German, Williams College
 
Kim, John, Ph.D. 
2011-present – Associate Professor (tenure), Department of Comparative Literature & Foreign Languages, University of California, Riverside
2004-2011 – Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Department of Comparative Literature & Foreign Languages, University of California, Riverside
 
 
2002-2003
 
Gillespie, Jill, Ph.D.
2003-2004 – Visiting Assistant Professor in German, Denison University 
2002-2003 – Lecturer (temporary appointment), English Department, Cornell University
 
Houy-Kilker, Yvonne, Ph.D.
Currently a faculty member teaching in the Honors College, University of Nevada, Las Vegas Scripps/Pomona (tenure-track)
 
Polhill, Marian, Ph.D.
2007-present – Associate Professor (tenure), and Chair of Department of Comparative Literature, University of Puerto Rico
2002-2006 Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Department of Comparative Literature, University of Puerto Rico
 
 
2001-2002
 
Richardson, Michael, Ph.D.
2014-present – Professor, Department of Modern Languages, Ithaca College
2015-2016 – Interim Dean, School of Humanities and Sciences, Ithaca College
2012-2015 – Associate Dean for Faculty and New Initiatives, School of Humanities & Sciences
2008-2012 – Chair, Department of Modern Languages & Literatures, Ithaca College
2006-2014 – Associate Professor (tenure), Department of Modern Languages, Ithaca College
2000-2006 – Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Department of Modern Languages, Ithaca College
 
 
2000-2001
 
McMillan, Clare, Ph.D.
2007-present – Assistant Dean for Admissions, College of Arts & Sciences, Cornell University
2003-2007 – Director, Language House Program, Cornell University 
2001-2002 – Lecturer (temporary appointment), Department of German Studies, Cornell University
2000-2001 – Lecturer (temporary appointment), Department of German Studies, Cornell University
 
Fisher, Jaimey, Ph.D.
Currently – Full Professor of German, German & Russian Studies, University of California, Davis
2004-2015 – Associate Professor of German (tenure), German & Russian Studies, Founding Faculty Director of UC Education Abroad Programs in Northern Europe, University of California, Davis
2001-2004 – Assistant Professor of German (tenure track), Germanic and Slavic Studies, Tulane University
2000-2001 – Visiting Assistant Professor, Tulane University
 
Revesz (Reeves), Eva, Ph.D.
Currently – Visiting Assistant Professor of German, Denison University 
2001-2002 – Visiting Assistant Professor of German, Department of Foreign Languages, University of La Verne (California)
Spring 2001 – Lecturer (temporary appointment), Department of German Studies, Cornell University
 
Williams, Jolanda, M.A.
2001-present – Executive Assistant/Legislative Correspondent for the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, D.C.
 
 
1999-2000
 
Prager, Bradley, Ph.D.
Currently – Full Professor, German & Film Studies, University of Missouri, Columbia
2011-2015 – Associate Professor (tenure), German & Russian Studies, University of Missouri, Columbia
2001-2011 – Assistant Professor (tenure track), German & Russian Studies, University of Missouri, Columbia
2000-2001 – Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Missouri, Columbia
 
Sager, Alexander, Ph.D.
2006-Present – Associate Professor (tenure), Germanic & Slavic Languages; Department Head, University of Georgia
2000-2006 – Assistant Professor (tenure track), Germanic & Slavic Languages, University of Georgia
 
Weinstein, Valerie, Ph.D.
2012-present – Assistant Professor (tenure track), Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and German Studies, University of Cincinnati
2011-2012 – Visiting Professor of German, Tulane University
2007-2011 – Associate Professor (tenure), Foreign Languages & Literatures (German), University of Nevada, Reno
2001-2007 – Assistant Professor (tenure track), Foreign Languages & Literatures (German), University of Nevada, Reno
2000-2001 – Visiting Assistant Professor, Williams College
 
 
1998-1999
 
Kordela, Kiarina Aglaia, Ph.D.
Present – Full Professor (tenure), Department of German Studies, Macalester College
2000-2006 – Assistant Professor (tenure track), Department of German Studies, Macalester College
1999-2000 – Visiting Assistant Professor, Macalester College
 
Mennel, Barbara, Ph.D.
2011-present – Associate Professor (tenure), Dept. of Language, Linguistics, and Director of Center for Film and Media Studies; Interim Director of the Center of the Humanities and the Public Sphere, University of Florida
2004-2011 – Assistant Professor (tenure track), Dept. of Germanic & Slavic Studies and joint appt. with the Film and Media Studies Program, University of Florida
2000-2004 – Assistant Professor (tenure track), Modern Languages & Linguistics, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
1999-2000 – Visiting Assistant Professor, Bates College
 
Gundermann, Christian, Ph.D.
2003-present – Associate Professor (tenure) of Spanish, Latina/o, Latin American Studies and Gender Studies; Chair of Gender Studies, Mount Holyoke College
Second doctoral program: Rutgers University, Latin American Studies (Spanish)
 
Nader, Andres, Ph.D.
Since 2013 – Independent Scholar; Executive Director of the “Regionale Arbeitsstellen für Bildung, Integration und Demokratie, e.V.“ (Berlin)
2011-2012 – American Council of Learned Societies Collaborative Research Fellowship
2000-2011 – Assistant Professor (tenure track), Department of Modern Languages and Cultures, University of Rochester
1999-2000 – Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Modern Languages and Cultures, University of Rochester
 
Walker, Kizer, Ph.D.
2014-present – Director of Collections, Cornell University Library
2010-2014 – Director of Collection Development, Cornell University Library
2009-2010 – Assistant to the Associate University Librarian (AUL) for Scholarly Resources and Special Collections, Cornell University Library
2005-2008 – Collections Development Coordinator, Dept. of Collections, References, Instruction, and Outreach (CRIO); Public Services & Assessment Unit, Cornell University Library
2004-2005 – Instruction Librarian, Department of Instruction and Learning; Division Instruction, Research, and Information Services (IRIS), Cornell University Library
2001-2004 – Digital Projects Librarian, Engineering, Mathematics, and Physical Sciences Libraries, Cornell University
2001 – Master’s program, Syracuse University, Library Science
1999-2000 – Lecturer (temporary appointment), Department of German Studies, Cornell University
 
Weiss, Shelah, M.A.
4/2000-present – Executive Assistant, Mercer Consulting Group
1/2000-4/2000 – Assistant Dean, Plaza Business Institute 
1999-2000 – Instructor (Writing, Psychology), Plaza Business Institute
 
 
1997-1998
 
Schneider, Jeffrey Alan, Ph.D.
2006-present – Associate Professor (tenure), and Chair Department of German Studies, Vassar
2000-2006 – Assistant Professor (tenure track), Department of German Studies, Vassar
1998-1999 – Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of German Studies, Vassar
 
Gelbin, Catherine, Ph.D
2000-present – Senior Lecturer (tenure), Department of German Studies, University of Manchester
1998-2000 – Director of Research and Educational Programs, Center for German Jewish Studies, University of Sussex
1995-1998 – Research Associate, Coordinator of a research project on German survivors of the Shoah, Moses Mendelssohn Zentrum für europäisch-jüdische Studien, Universität Potsdam
 
 
1996-1997
 
Kassouf, Susan Margaret, Ph.D.
1999-present – Program Coordinator, Educational Leadership Program
1996-1999 – Assistant Professor (tenure track), Vassar
 
Wagner, Julia H, Ph.D.
2001 – High School teacher
New York City Teaching Fellows Program, Master’s degree in Education
 
Strum, Arthur C.T., Ph.D.
present – Visiting Assistant Professor of Multi-Disciplinary Programs; IHON-Oxford Interim Program Director, Pacific Lutheran University
since 2008 – Teaching in the International Honors Program, Pacific Lutheran University
1997 – Assistant Professor (tenure track), Department of German Studies, Stanford
 
Kershaw, Priscilla Kasden, Ph.D.
2001-present – Lecturer, English for Academic Purposes, Cornell
1997-2001 – Teaching Associate, English for Academic Purposes, Cornell