Susanne Rinner is a teacher-scholar and the author of The German Student Movement and the Literary Imagination: Transnational Memories of Protest and Dissent (2013). In 2012, she edited a special issue of International Poetry Review with a focus on poetry written in German by multilingual authors. Her current book project, tentatively titled Heroic Rebels: Representations of Radical Identities in Contemporary German Fiction, examines the image of the rebel in fiction, film, and media. From 2007-2019, Susanne worked at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro as an Associate Professor of German Studies. Currently, she teaches at Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA and at the University of Washington in Seattle and is the Program Director for SPARK for German, a joint project of the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG) and the Goethe-Institut. In 2018 and 2019, Susanne served as AATG President. She volunteers as a translator for the project Migrants of the Mediterranean.