Emily Frazier-Rath

Emily Frazier-Rath is Visiting Assistant of German Studies at Davidson College in Davidson, NC. She earned her PhD in German Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder in May 2019. Her research interests include the intersections of gender, migration, and race in Europe; activisms, especially refugee activisms; post-1945 German literature, film, and culture; transnational feminist cultural studies; feminist research methodologies and pedagogies; and second-language acquisition.

She earned her Master’s degree in Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies from the University of Cincinnati in 2013, and her Bachelor’s degree from Bucknell University in 2009. She has also studied at the Universität Hamburg and at the Universität Heidelberg.

Emily has a decade of experience teaching ESL and German to non-native speakers in both Germany and in the U.S. She is TEFL certified, and has completed the Level 1 College Reading and Learning Association (CTLA) International Tutor Training (ITT) Certification. She is a skilled university-level instructor, with experience teaching courses in Holocaust studies, contemporary German culture, post-1989 German film, and Norse mythology.

Emily is an active member of the Coalition of Women in German (WiG), the German Studies Association (GSA), the forum for Diversity and Decolonization and the German Curriculum (DDGC), the Modern Language Association (MLA), and the American Council of the Teaching of Foreign Languages/American Association of Teachers of German (ACTFL/AATG).

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