Congratulations to the class of 2015-2016!

Submitted by Stephanie N. Welch on

The department congratulates all students of the graduating class of 2015-2016!

Bachelor of Arts - Germanics

Christine Marie Billing

Laila Collins

Sarah Jane Dietderich

Adam Gregory Easter

Emily Ewell

Darren Sean Langston

Sophie St. George McDonnal

Lauren Michelle Nemitz

Samantha Marie Romanelli

Dominique Gabriele Sohnly

Stuart Vaughn Williscroft

Fan Yang

Minor - Germanics & German Linguistics:

Krista Jean Betzler

Stephanie Margit Brune

Xueying Chi

Olivia Yazi Ding

Ann Dinh

Amanda Ann Fleming

Bran Amour Hagger

Kelby Charles  Hawthorne

Natasha Haycock- Chavez

Megan Mae Kelly

Jana  Joy  Lauderbaugh

Gabriel Jennings Lungstrom

Samuel Lindsay  Maylor

Willa  Marissa Middaugh

Alaura Anne Valley

Katja Anne Waldron

Hamda  Ahmed Yusuf


Master of Arts - Germanics 

Samantha Vangeel

Svenja Gehm and Anna von Drehle

Doctor of Philosophy - Germanics

Olivia Albiero

"Moments of Rupture: Plotting, Character and Narration in Contemporary German Literature."

Seth Berk

"Amazons Abound! German Phantasies of the Amazonian Other."

Japhet  Johnstone

"Stages of Inversion: Die verkehrte Welt in Nineteenth-Century German Literature."


We were pleased that so many were able to join us on June 11th to honor the academic achievements of our incredible students. We wish everyone the best of luck in the journey ahead!