Faculty

Dr. Marcel Rotter, Associate Professor of German (mrotter@umw.edu)

Marcel P. Rotter, Associate Professor of German, earned a Ph.D. (2004) in German literature from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a M.A. (1985) in German and Russian from Pädagogische Hochschule Erfurt (Germany). A former resident of East Germany (German Democratic Republic) who has traveled throughout Germany and eastern Europe, Dr. Rotter’s thesis studied German poster propaganda of the 20th century. His research interests also include visual communication in product advertisement, newspapers, and other media as well as pedagogical implications of media use.

Dr. Jennifer Hansen-Glucklich, Assistant Professor of German (jhanseng@umw.edu)

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Jennifer Hansen-Glucklich earned a Ph.D. in Germanic Languages and Literatures from the University of Virginia in 2011. She has published a book, Holocaust Memory Reframed: Museums and the Challenges of Representation, with Rutgers University Press, and articles in Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies; the Journal of Modern Jewish Studies; Seminar: A Journal of Germanic Studies; and Nexus: Essays in German Jewish Studies. Dr. Hansen-Glucklich has taught as visiting faculty at the Universität Wien and the Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz, and has held fellowships at the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, USHMM in Washington D.C. and with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). She is currently working on a book about German Jewish immigrants to Israel in the 1930s.

Katrin Schlunken, Visiting Language Instructor (kschlunk@umw.edu)

Katrin Schlunken is currently a Master student of English Literature at the University of Erfurt, Germany. Since she was born and raised in Germany, she complements the German Faculty at UMW as Visiting Language Instructor for the Fall Semester 2018 and the Spring Semester 2019.
Her duties include teaching the German 101 classes, tutoring and organizational support regarding German events on campus.

Anna Janusz, Visiting Language Coordinator (ajanusz@umw.edu)

 

Anna JanuszAnna Janusz is currently a student at Humboldt University in Berlin with a major in American Studies and a minor in Slavic Studies. As she grew up in the capital of Germany she is serving as a Visiting Language Coordinator at UMW for the Fall Semester 2018 and the Spring Semester 2019. Her duties include organizing weekly conversation and tutoring hours as well as supporting several cultural activities on campus.