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Susanne Meisch

Susanne Meisch, M.A.

Program, Events, Team

Tina Werner-Werhahn

Tina Werner-Werhahn, M.A.

Consolidation Strategies, Cooperations, Writing Research

Peer Tutors

Nicolle Faver, B.A.

Studies: Master in English Studies; previously studied creative writing at Brooklyn College and the City College of New York

Focus: English idiomatic language, term papers, BA and MA theses, creative writing,
My writing tip: Don’t be too put off by your own writing mistakes. You need to be able to not only make the bad stuff, but also to treat it kindly, so that you can improve it.

Lisa Hafenbradl

Studies: North American Studies

Focus: Academic writing in English, Literary Studies, finding a subject, structure
Writing Tip: Don’t lose your thread during the writing process and leave enough time at the end, so someone else can read through your paper and give you feedback.

Tabea Hawkins

Studies: German, English, and Philosophy (to become a teacher)

Focus: Creative writing, consultations in English
My advice: Before you start any writing or reading, sit down and write down all of your questions, observations, and suspicions. It will help you to decide what to research and not to lose track of them during the process.

Sophia Hermann

Sophia Hermann, M.A.

Studies: Master in Scandinavian Studies

Focus: Introduction and conclusion, structure and outline, writing the first paper
My advice: Be careful to have a thought-through structure of the research and writing process, stay true to your style, and don't let others drive you crazy.

Linda Jessen

Linda Jessen, B.A.

Studies: Master German as a Foreign Language

Focus: expression, the first paper, journalistic writing, golden thread
My advice: Step by step you'll also reach your goal. A sound structure helps you divide your work in smaller pieces.
Additional qualification: Writing Fellow

Swantje Kuckert, B.A.

Studies: Master's in Philosophy

Focus: text structure, argumentation, and ways of working
Writing Tip: A well structured scientific text already starts in the table of contents!

Mark Olival-Bartley

Mark Olival-Bartley, M.A.

Studies: Ph.D. in American Literature; before Master degree in English didatics at Hawaii Pacific University

Focus: all kind of theses, counselling of doctoral candidates, presentations, support with applications, ceative writing
My advice: What makes good writing great is the dedicated and thoughtful application of revision.

Associated Members

Anja Becker

PD Dr. Anja Becker

Faculty 13, Department I, Institute for German Philology

Mirjam Burkard

Mirjam Burkard

Faculty 13, Department I, German Didactics

Alina Enzensberger

Dr. Alina Enzensberger

Sonderforschungsbereich 1369 'Vigilanzkulturen'

Daniel Graziadei

Prof. Dr. Daniel Graziadei

Former Head of the Writing Center; Faculty 13, Department II, Romance Studies

Sakina Shakil Gröppmaier

Sakina Shakil Gröppmaier, M.A.

Faculty 13, Department III, American Studies

Teresa Gruber

Dr. Teresa Gruber

Faculty 13, Department II, Romance Studies

Dr. Simon Halama

Faculty 12, Institute for Near Asian Archeology

Amy Mohr

Dr. Amy Mohr

Faculty 13, Department III, American Studies

William Orsi

Prof. Dr. William Orsi

Faculty 20, Paleontology & Geobiology

Cornelia Rémi

Dr. Cornelia Rémi

Faculty 13, Department I, Modern German Literature

Luis Schäfer

Luis Schäfer

Fak 13, Dep. I, International Doctoral Program "Philology. Practices of pre-modern cultures, global perspectives and future concepts"

Rebecca Schuler, M.A.

Faculty 13, Department I, German Didactics

Giorgia Tommasi

Dr. Giorgia Tommasi

Faculty 13, Department III, American Studies

Britta von Voithenberg

Britta von Voithenberg

Faculty 9, Recent and Contemporary History

Kay Wolfinger

Dr. Kay Wolfinger

Faculty 13, Department I, German Philology

Julia Wuttig, M.A.

Faculty 13, Department II, Romance Studies


Sabrina Sontheimer

Dr. Sabrina Sontheimer

Workshops and consultation for all levels; Focus: how to work academically, writing and publishing in German and English, time management and motivation, integrating writing into teaching

Anita Vržina

Dr. Anita Vržina

Writing consultation for doctoral candidates; Academic writing in English; additional qualification: doctoral theses in medicine

Advisory Board

Bärbel Harju

Dr. Bärbel Harju

Founding Director

André Lindörfer

André Lindörfer, M.A.

Students' representation