Recent PhDs

Graduates of our MA and PhD program in German Studies enjoy outstanding job placements. This is due in part to the exceptional research and teaching training they receive here. 

Sarah Henneböhl, Ph.D. 2018: Pennsylvania State University 

Lauren Hansen, Ph.D. 2016: New College of Florida

Alexandra Pölzelbauer Pfefferle, Ph.D. 2015: Illinois in Vienna (Resident Director)

Renata Fuchs, Ph.D. 2014: University of California-Los Angeles

Regine Kroh Criser, Ph.D. 2013: University of North Carolina-Asheville

Bradley Blair, Ph.D. 2013: Northern Illinois University

Molly Markin, Ph.D. 2013: Universität Leipzig

Adam Chambers, Ph.D. 2012: Synchrony Financial

Kathleen Smith, Ph.D. 2011: Stanford University

Amanda Sheffer, Ph.D. 2011: Catholic University

Martina Hamidouche, Ph.D. 2011: Nürnberg, Germany

Mary DeGuire Bricker, Ph.D. 2010: Southern Illinois University

Shawn Boyd, Ph.D. 2010: University of North Dakota

Sonja Wandelt, Ph.D. 2009: Sorbonne (Paris IV)

Juliane Edenstrom, Ph.D. 2009: Helene-Lange Vocational College and Fröbel College for Early Childhood Education

Jon Sherman, Ph.D. 2008: University of Northern Michigan

Emma Betz, Ph.D. 2007: University of Waterloo

Carsten Wilmes, Ph.D. 2007: University of Wisconsin-Madison

Tobias Barske, Ph.D. 2006: University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

William Brown, Ph.D. 2006: University of Illinois

Tatjana Soldat-Jaffe, Ph.D. 2006: University of Louisville

Francien Markx, Ph.D. 2003: George Mason University

Nicole Thesz, Ph.D. 2002: Miami University-Ohio

Suzanne Hilgendorf, Ph.D. 2001: Simon Fraser University

Kathleen Condray, Ph.D. 2001: University of Arkansas

Almut Spalding, Ph.D. 2001: Illinois College

Jim Witte, Ph.D. 2001: University of Illinois