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Bärbel Harju

Dr. Bärbel Harju

Founding Director


Schellingstr. 9

Room: 306
Phone: 089 2180 1316

Office hours:
by appointment only

Bärbel Harju earned her doctoral degree in American Cultural History in 2011 at the LMU. During study and research trips to the United States of America she got acquainted with the work of writing centers, a vital part of academic life in the U.S.

At LMU Bärbel Harju not only offers classes in U.S. American culture but also workshops and courses on academic writing. Her focus of interest lies on the integration of writing in teaching, writing strategies and routines, academic writing in English, as well as writing groups. She has been the head of the Writing Center since its foundation in 2015.

Bärbel Harju is a member of the Society for Writing Didactics and Writing Research and is currently enrolled in the course on "Literacy Management" by Dr. Gerd Bräuer.

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