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I am the Director of the CeLTA Language School at Michigan State University and also serve as Executive Associate Director in the Center for Language Teaching Advancement (CeLTA).
In addition, I currently serve as Past President of the Michigan American Association of Teachers of German, Past President of the Michigan World Language Association, Senior International Vice President of Phi Beta Delta, and Vice President of the Michigan Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi.
My research interests include Second Language Acquisition, Computer-Assisted Language Learning, Program Development, Community Engagement and Service-Learning, and Assessment.
My dissertation is titled "Engaging the Foreign Language Learner: Using Hybrid Instruction to Bridge the Language-Literature Gap" and was completed under the direction of Drs. Karin Wurst and Charlene Polio in August 2008.
I also hold two M.A.s from Michigan State University in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (2005) and German Studies (2002) and B.A. equivalents from Albert-Ludwigs-Universität in Germany in German and English (2000).