Derek Schaefer: Visiting Assistant Professor

Welcome Dr. Derek Schaefer to the UWM German language program.

Dr. Schaefer received his PhD from the University of Illinois at Chicago in Germanic Studies in 2016. His research interests include East German Literature, Contemporary German Literature, and Transnationalism and Migrant Literature. He is the recipient of a Max Kade Research Grant, as well as a Research Fellowship at the Berlin House of Representatives. In the classroom, Dr. Schaefer is a passionate teacher and learner of the German language. He has taught for five years and studied German for nearly twenty. Join us in welcoming Dr. Schaefer to his new position in UWM German!