CV

  • Studies of English and German Language and Literature at the Universities of Bonn and Swansea/GB, Teaching Profession for Middle and Highschool Level
  • 1990 – 1994: Teacher of German as a Foreign and Second Language (GFL/GSL) in both Germany and abroad at schools and universities (A1 to C2); also research associate at the Department of German Studies/Linguistics at the University of Essen
  • 1995 – 1996: Research associate and lecturer at the Freiburg University of Education, Institute for German Language and Literature
  • 1997: Associate professor and lecturer at Columbia University of New York/USA, Department of Germanic Languages and Barnard College (language teaching [A1 to C2] and academic activities)
  • 1998: Parental leave
  • 1999 – 2010: Research associate and lecturer at the Freiburg University of Education, Institute for German Language and Literature
  • 2011 – 2013: Academic staff member at the University of Ulm, Department of University Didactics/Teaching Development in STEM subjects & Medicine
  • since the early 1990s also freelance trainer in the training and further education of teachers and in personnel development (University Didactic Centres, Goethe Institutes worldwide, VHS Association, Federal Office for Migration and Refugees, schools for children and young people, administrations, and organisations etc.)
  • additional lecturer at universities and university colleges in the field of key competences for students (diversity and intercultural competence, team competence, communication, learning and working techniques, etc.)
  • continuing to teach GFL/GSL for selected groups (university summer courses, GFL for young people/teachers/managers; A1 to C2)