Placement

Recent Ph.Ds from the department have secured regular positions at a number of prestigious institutions, including Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Duke, Washington University (St. Louis), U-Indiana, U-Washington (Seattle), Ohio State, U-California (Irvine), Vanderbilt, U-Georgia (Athens), Rice, Bryn Mawr, Reed, Oberlin, Hamilton, Kenyon, Mills, Colby, and Bowdoin.

Placed Alumni

Noah Dylan Goldblatt - 2014

Instructor, Department of Modern Languages, University of Mississippi, University MS

Kerstin Steitz - 2014

Tenure-track Assistant Professor of German, Old Dominion University, Norfolk VA

Gabriel Cooper - 2013

Tenure-track Assistant Professor of German, Oberlin College, Oberlin OH

Stefanie Parker - 2013

Lecturer for German at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville

Gerrit Roessler - 2013

Program Director of the German Academic International Network, DAAD, New York, NY

Selma Erdogdu-Volmerich - 2012

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin (Research Assistant), Dept. of English and American Studies, TU Dortmund University, Dortmund, Germany

Danielle Verena Kollig - 2012

Lecturer for German as a Foreign Language, F+U Rhein Main Neckar gGmbH Academy of Languages, Darmstadt, Germany

Irina Kuznetsova - 2012

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor and Deputy Chair of Modern Languages at the New Economic School, Moscow, Russia

Jennifer Hansen-Glucklich - 2011

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of German, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA

Barbara Rieger - 2011

Teacher with Tenure, Valckenburgschule Ulm at High School

Ulrike Wilson - 2011

Part-Time Lecturer in German, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

Brett Martz - 2010

Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Longwood College, Farmville, VA

Maria Morrison - 2010

Visiting Assistant Professor in German, German Language House Advisor, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA

Martin Sheehan - 2009

Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Foreign Languages Department, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, TN

Anna Baker - 2008

Assistant Professor in German, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR

Wayne Stith - 2008

Longwood College, Farmville, VA

Joshua Davis - 2007

Assistant Professor of German, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

Sarah Painitz - 2006

Visiting Assistant Professor of German, Butler University, Indianapolis, IN

William Quirk - 2005

Professorial Lecturer, Department of World Languages and Cultures, American University, Washington, DC

Josh Kavaloski - 2004

Associate Professor of German, Drew University, Madison, NJ

Lesley Pleasant - 2004

Associate Professor of German, University of Evansville, Evansville, IN

Susan Norland - 2003

Adjunct Professor of German, George Washington University, Washington, DC

Peggy Setje-Eilers - 2003

Assistant Professor of German, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Dorothe Bach - 2002

Associate Professor and Assistant Director at Teaching Resource Center, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Mihaela Bancila-Pittman - 2002

Adjunct Professorial Lecturer, American University, Washington, DC

Cora Schenberg - 2002

Full-time Lecturer of German Department, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Edwin Vanecek - 2002

Professor, Konservatorium Wien Privatuniversitat, Vienna, Austria

Erin McGlothlin - 2001

Interim Director, Center for the Humanities, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

Ingrid Rieger - 2001

Associate Professor of German (Retired), Oakland University, Rochester, MI

JoAnn Van Vliet - 2001

Professional Translator (German/English)

Annette Buhler-Dietrich - 2000

Associate Professor of German Literature, Universitat of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany

Inge DiBella - 1999

Lecturer in German, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Matthew Crosby - 1998

Publisher, New York, NY

Christine Haase - 1998

Associate Professor of German and Slavic, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Regina Martz - 1997

Web Designer, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Kirby Richards - 1997

United States Government

Hans Gabriel - 1995

University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Winston-Salem, NC

Kai Hammermeister - 1995

Associate Professor, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Jefferson Chase - 1994

Translator/Freelance Journalist, Berlin, Germany

Janet Lungstrum - 1993

University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO

Sylvia Schmitz-Burgard - 1991

Associate Professor, Department Chair, Modern Languages and Literatures, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA

Peter Burgard - 1988

Professor of German, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA