East Asian Languages and Cultures Lecturers
French and Italian Lecturers
Germanic Languages and Literatures Lecturers
Research interests: Teaching German Language and Culture, Teaching German Language in all Levels, Second Language Acquisition, German & Iranian Exile Literature, Exile writers, Linguistic research in the languages German, Farsi and Azeri.
Ph.D., Indiana University
Research and Teaching Interests: German and European visual culture and literature since 1700, intermedial encounters of literature and art, representation and narrative in museums, monuments, and tourist spaces, discourses of pathology, gender, and the body from Romanticism to the Weimar Republic
Lena received her B.A. in Media Studies and English Language and Linguistics from the University of Trier, Germany. She is a graduate student in the Linguistics Department at KU. She is interested in second language acquisition, neurolinguistics and psycholinguistics.
Slavic Languages and Literatures Lecturers
Spanish and Portuguese Lecturers
Critical Languages Consortium Lecturers
Geetanjali Tiwari, PhD, is Coordinator of the South Asian Studies Program, CGIS. Tiwari developed the KU Hindi foreign language program in 2009. She has been teaching Culture Courses at KU with a South Asia focus since 2011.