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Graduate Students

Our graduate students share an office—425 Folwell Hall—and can be reached by phone at 651-625-9350 or by their respective email adresses.

Name Contact Specialty
Zizanie Bodene-Yost bode0092@umn.edu German and Danish literature and culture; women writers; Nordic studies
Olivia Branstetter brans086@umn.edu 19th to 21st-century German plays and playwrights; concepts of psychology in German literature and theatre; Austrian studies
Kate  Brooks brook392@umn.edu German and Austrian modernism; German and Yiddish theater; Jewish studies
Jennifer Schmitt Carnell schm4066@umn.edu Medieval Germanic languages and literatures; medieval love lyric; comparative literature
Jana Gierden gierd004@umn.edu Moving image and media studies; contemporary art; performance art; German pop culture
Emily Groepper groep005@umn.edu Medieval Germanic languages and literatures; history of emotions; language pedagogy
Kathleen Ibe ibe00001@umn.edu Ecocriticism; environmental humanities; concepts of nature in German literature; second-language acquisition
Anthony Bezeroukoff Kahane kahan012@umn.edu  
Vincent Kancans kanca005@umn.edu Media studies; philosophy of technology; 1970s-80s popular culture;Cold War
Moritz Meutzner meutz001@umn.edu Literary history and philosophy (18th-20th century); German-Turkish intellectual history; German-Jewish studies
Fiona Shaw shaw0263@umn.edu  
Meyer Weinshel weins096@umn.edu 19th to 21st-century Austrian literature and culture; Yiddish literature & culture; translation studies
Melissa Wicker wick0313@umn.edu  
Amanda Wolfson wolfs058@umn.edu