Graduate Profile

Danielle Pisechko



Danielle Pisechko is in her second year of the PhD program at UVa. Previously, she completed both a HBA in Foreign Languages and Literatures (German, Latin, Russian) and an MA in German Language and Literature at the University of Delaware.  During her study of German, she’s attended universities in Salzburg, Austria, and Fulda and Freiburg, Germany.  Most recently, she spent a year abroad teaching at the Ruhr Universität Bochum (Proseminar: “Das Konzept ‘Heimat’ in der Gegenwartsliteratur”).  Her research interests include Heimat, community building and its connections with nationalism, and drama.