Yael Chaver

Yael Chaver received her Ph.D. from U. C. Berkeley (2001) and works at the intersection of modern Yiddish and Hebrew cultures and literatures, with a particular interest in the Zionist Yiddish culture of pre-statehood Israel and in interwar European Yiddish literature and culture. She is the author of “What Must Be Forgotten: The Survival of Yiddish in Zionist Palestine” (2004, Syracuse) and its Hebrew version (2005, Yad Ben Zvi, Jerusalem). Her articles have appeared in “Jewish Social Studies,” “Yiddish” and “Prooftexts,” and she has presented at numerous international ...

Nikolaus Euba

Selected as the AATG 2013 Post Secondary Outstanding Educator, Nikolaus Euba holds an M.A. degree in “Deutsch als Fremdsprache” from the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich. Before coming to California, he taught and coordinated German courses at Miami University (Ohio) and the University of South Carolina. At Berkeley, he directs the German Language Program and mentors the Graduate Student Instructors who teach language courses. His research interests focus on integrating (literary) texts into foreign language teaching and learning, a topic on which he frequently develops workshops ...

Harriett Jernigan

Harriett Jernigan has been a lecturer in German as a Foreign Language (DAF) and English composition for 17 years, teaching at Stanford, San Francisco State University, RWTH Aachen, University of San Francisco, UC Davis and Bauhaus-Universität Weimar. Her research interests include language proficiency testing, practical applications of English composition theory and cognitive grammar in the FL classroom, and project-based curriculum development.

Laura Sacia Bonicatto

Laura Sacia Bonicatto completed her undergraduate studies in English Language Pedagogy with minors in Germanic and English Linguistics at Justus-Liebig-Universität in Giessen, Germany, and her MA and PhD in Linguistics from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. She has taught classes in Linguistics, German, and English Composition at Stanford University, University of San Francisco, University of Hawai'i, Kobe Women's University, Nagoya University of Commerce and Business, and Palacky University.

Esmée van der Hoeven

Esmée van der Hoeven is lecturer in the Dutch Studies Program at the Department of German. She has an MA degree in Language and Culture Studies from Utrecht University (2004), and obtained a certificate in teaching Dutch as a Foreign Language from VU University Amsterdam (2006). She is experienced in teaching Dutch language courses on all levels and has a special focus on conversation practice and writing skills. Before she came to Berkeley, she has taught Dutch language and culture at Utrecht University, Palack‎‎ý University in Olomouc, Czech Republic, Delft University of Technology, ...