Meagan Tripp

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • M.A.: German Studies, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 2010.
  • B.A.: German, Alma College, Alma, MI, 2002.


  • Intersections of Dance and Poetry, German Poetry and Poetic Theories, Modernity, Märchen, 20th Century German Literature, Second Language Acquisition, Instructional Technology
Courses Taught
  • GER 3011W Conversation and Composition (primary instructor)
  • GER 1004 Intermediate German, Hybrid (primary instructor)
  • GER 1003 Intermediate German, Hybrid (primary instructor)
  • GER 3104W Reading and Analysis of German Literature; Topic: The Performing and Visual Arts in/as Literature (Primary Instructor), Fall 2015
Research & Professional Activities


  • German Day at the Minnesota Zoo: Judge of Student Presentations, 2014
  • World Languages Day, University of Minnesota: German Instructor, May 2013
  • „Das Märchen als Kulturfenster und Zeitzeuge in Büchners Woyzeck“ In: Jahrbuch für Internationale Germanistik XLII. 2 (2011): 63-74.
  • Fulbright Grant for Research in Germany, 2014 - 2015
  • German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Research Grant (Declined), 2014 - 2015
  • Gerhard Weiss Fellowship in German Studies, Summer 2013
  • Hella Lindemeyer Mears Fellowship in German Studies, 2011 - 2012
  • German Embassy Teacher of Excellence Award, 2008
  • Phi Beta Kappa