Chronology - alle akademischen Jahre

Undergraduate Student:
U Pennsylvania 1979-80
U Pennsylvania 1980-81
U Pennsylvania SUM 1981
U Pennsylvania FALL1981
Work in Philadelphia SPR 1982 and SUM 1982
Ludwig-Maximilians-U München 1982-83  JYM Program
U Pennsylvania 1983-84

Honors Bachelor of Arts in Germanic Languages and Literatures  May 1984

Work in Pittsburgh 1984-85

Graduate Student:
Pennsylvania State U 1985-86  Instructor
Friedrich-Schiller-U Jena SUM 1986 GDR Scholarship
Christian-Albrechts-U Kiel 1986-87 PSU Exchange Fellowship
Pennsylvania State U 1987-88  Instructor
Berkeley SUM 1988  DAAD Scholarship

Master of Arts with Honors in Germanic Languages and Literatures  August 1988

Pennsylvania State U 1988-89  PSU Graduate School Fellowship
Middlebury College SUM 1989  Graduate Internship
Pennsylvania State U 1989-90  Instructor

PHD Doctoral Examinations May 1990

Pennsylvania State U FALL 1990  Instructor
U Hawai'i - Manoa SPR 1991  DAAD Scholarship
Pennsylvania State U FALL 1991  Instructor
U Hamburg / Freie U Berlin 1992-93  DAAD Scholarship
Concordia College SUM 1993  AATG Scholarship
Brigham Young U 1993-94  Instructor
Tabor Academy 1994-95  High School German Teacher

Doctor of Philosophy in Germanic Languages and Literatures  May 1995

Heinrich-Heine-U Düsseldorf SUM 1995  AATG Scholarship

Visiting Assistant Professor:
Indiana U of PA 1995-96

Assistant Professor:
MSU 1996-97
SUM 1997 Goethe Institut Staufen MSU Study Abroad Program Leader
MSU 1997-98
MSU 1998-99
MSU SUM 1999
MSU 1999-2000
MSU 2000-01  Awarded Tenure and Promoted
MSU SUM 2001

Associate Professor:
MSU 2001-02
MSU SUM 2002
MSU 2002-03
MSU SUM 2003
MSU 2003-04
MSU 2004-05
MSU SUM 2005
MSU 2005-06  Passed Post Tenure Review and Promoted

Full Professor:
MSU 2006-07
U Siegen 2007-08  Fulbright Senior Lecturer and Researcher / Sabbatical Leave
MSU 2008-09
MSU 2009-10
MSU 2010-11  Passed Post Tenure Review
SUM 2010  Waldsee German Program - Concordia Language Villages

MSU 2011-12
SUM 2012  Waldsee German Program - Concordia Language Villages
MSU 2012-13
U Köln FALL 2013  Guest Researcher /  Professional Leave 
MSU SPR 2014
SUM 2014  Waldsee German Program - Concordia Language Villages
MSU 2014-15
MSU 2015-16  Passed Post Tenure Review
U Leipzig SUM 2016   DAAD-Fulbright Summer Academy Scholarship

MSU 2016-17
MSU 2017-18
MSU 2018-19
MSU 2019-20
MSU 2020-21  Post Tenure Review

MSU 2021-22
MSU 2022-23
MSU 2023-24
MSU 2024-25
MSU 2025-26