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German culture educator

Katharina von Hammerstein, German culture educator. Recipient teaching awards University of California at Los Angeles, 1989-1990, University Connecticut, 1997-1998; German Academy Exchange Service research grantee, 1993. Member Modern Language Association, American Association Teachers German, German Studies Association, International Germanistenverband, Women in German, Hölderlin Society.

Background

Hammerstein, Katharina von was born on June 6, 1957 in Göttingen, Germany. Came to the United States, 1984. Daughter of Heino Georg and Renate Marie Anna (von Groddeck) von Hammerstein.

Education

Master of Arts, University Göttingen, 1979. Master of Arts, University Southern California, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy, University of California at Los Angeles, 1991.

Career

Teacher mathematics Arbeit und Leben, Göttingen, 1979-1980. Teacher mathematics and German Schule am Baumschulenweg, Bremen, Germany, 1980-1982. Flight attendant Lufthansa, Condor, Frankfurt, Germany, 1984.

Teaching assistant University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1984-1986, University of California at Los Angeles, 1986-1991. Assistant professor German University Connecticut, Storrs, 1991-1997, associate professor German, since 1997. Director linkage through language University Connecticut, Storrs, 1995-1996, 97—.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, American Association Teachers German, German Studies Association, International Germanistenverband, Women in German, Hölderlin Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, horseback riding, history, people.

Connections

father:
Heino Georg Hammerstein

mother:
Renate Marie Anna (von Groddeck) Hammerstein