I am an Assistant Professor of German Studies & History at Montana State University in Bozeman. Academically, my interests include literature, film, protest, materiality, and visual culture. When not working I can be found fly-fishing or hiking around Montana.


Ph.D. Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, McGill University

M.A. Department of Germanics, University of Washington 

B.A. Department of German; Department of History, University of Montana


“The Politics of Removal: ‘Kursbuch’ and the West German Protest Movement.” The Sixties 7:2 (2014): 138-54.

Blog Posts


    Research: Literary Protest and Politics in post-war Germany

    Program development: https://msugerman.weebly.com/

    Student research: https://www.instagram.com/msuhistoryexhibit/

    Community: https://www.instagram.com/p/BzYkadglbNi/

    Upcoming Talks and Conferences

    “Medium, Materiality, and the Message: Staging Protest in Periodicals.” German Studies Association Conference, October 2020, Washington DC

    “Literature’s Media Archeologies & West Germany’s 1968.” MSU History Department, March 2020, Bozeman

    “Proofreading Populism: On Errors & Edits in Contemporary Street Art.” Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association, November 2019, San Diego


    MLA (Modern Languages Association) 

    GSA (German Studies Association)

    SCMS (Society for Cinema and Media Studies)

    CAUTG (Canadian Association of University Teachers of German) 

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