KATHARINA GERSTENBERGER portrait
  • Professor of German, World Languages and Cultures

Professional Service

  • Oakland University. Role: external reviewer. review of tenure file. 10/01/2019 - 11/05/2019
  • Whitman College. Role: external reviewer. review of tenure file. 05/28/2019 - 08/20/2019
  • U of Tennessee. Role: external reviewer. review of promotion file. 05/22/2019 - 09/23/2019
  • Modern Language Association. Role: selection committee member. Kenneth W. Mildenberger Prize Committee (prize for best book in foreign language teaching). 05/02/2019 - 09/09/2019
  • Fulbright Germany. Evaluation of an application (doctoral student). 05/01/2019 - 05/13/2019
  • Haverford College. Role: external reviewer. Review of tenure and promotion file. 09/03/2018 - 10/08/2018
  • German Quarterly. Role: external reviewer. article review. 08/01/2018 - 09/20/2018
  • DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service). Role: external reviewer. Review about 20 fellowship applications; attend meeting in New York City. 04/02/2018 - 07/13/2018
  • DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service). Read, evaluated and ranked scholarship applications. 11/01/2017 - 11/30/2017
  • Brigham Young University. Role: committee member. Review of German and Russian department. 09/15/2017 - 10/02/2017
  • University of Kentucky. Role: external reviewer. evaluate file for promotion to full professor. 05/01/2017 - 08/01/2017
  • University of Texas, San Antonio. Role: committee chair. Review of Modern Languages and Literatures department. 04/03/2017 - 04/20/2017
  • DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service). Read, evaluated and ranked scholarship applications. 11/01/2016 - 11/22/2016
  • University of British Columbia, Vancouver. Role: external reviewer. promotion review. 10/01/2016 - 12/15/2016
  • U of Utah. Role: external reviewer. promotion review. 07/01/2016 - 08/15/2016
  • Women in German. Role: reviewer. Article review. 01/11/2016 - 02/06/2016
  • Gegenwartsliteratur (journal). Role: reviewer. article review. 12/21/2015 - 01/15/2016
  • DAAD (German Academic Exchange Serice). Read, evaluated and ranked scholarship applications. 11/04/2015 - 11/17/2015
  • Palgrave MacMillan, academic press. Role: reviewer. reviewed manuscript. 09/21/2015 - 10/23/2015
  • Stockholm University. Role: external reviewer. Review of promotion case. 05/04/2015 - 08/14/2015
  • OSU. Role: external reviewer. review of tenure case. 04/22/2015 - 09/03/2015
  • DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service). Read, evaluated and ranked fellowship applications. 11/15/2014 - 12/15/2014
  • German Studies Association. For the third year in a row, I am co-organizing the GSA's Environmental Humanities Network; the work entail formulating and circulating an CfP, selecting proposals, creating and submitting a series of panels, communication with participants. 10/01/2014 - 02/16/2015
  • German Studies Association. This year, again, I am co-organizing the GSA's Environmental Humanities Network; the work entails formulating and circulating a CfP, reviewing submissions, and creating a series of panels. 12/15/2013 - 09/30/2014
  • DAAD. review of 10 grant applications. 11/15/2013 - 12/15/2013
  • Camden House (academic press). review 280-page manuscript. 12/2012 - 02/2013
  • Lehigh University Press . review 250-page manuscript. 11/2012 - 12/2012
  • German Studies Association. Role: co-cordinator (with Thomas Lekan, South Carolina University). Create and coordinate GSA-Environmental Studies Network; solicit and select conference presentations; put together panels; submit panels to organizations' website. 09/2012 - 10/2013
  • DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service). review and rank 15 applications for short-term research fellowships in Germany. 01/15/2012 - 01/25/2012
  • U of Cincinnati. I co-organized a conference on Catastrophe and Catharsis at the University of Cincinnati; 20 participants; $15,000 budget. 01/02/2012 - 03/03/2013

Internal Service

  • Review of L2TReC. internal reviewer, 11/01/2017 - 12/01/2017. College service.
  • Review of Art and Art History department/College of Fine Arts. internal reviewer, 02/01/2017 - 03/15/2017. University service.
  • Conference organization (with Jeffrey McCarthy, George Handley, and Stephen Tatum) “The Future of Environmental Humanities Symposium, University of Utah, September 24-26, 2015. conference co-organizer, 03/02/2015 - 09/27/2015. College service.
  • Committee member; Healthy4U Video Competition; invited by Jean Shipman, Director, Eccles Health Sciences Library. committee member; judge, 01/19/2015 - 11/30/2015. University service.

Honors & Awards

  • One semester teaching and service release to work on book. Tanner Center Fellowship , 12/09/2019
  • International Travel Grant. College of Humanities, 04/02/2019
  • Environmental Humanities Professorship. CoH Environmental Humanitities Program, 12/03/2018