Kristi McAuliffe

Instructor, German
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
0202

Biography

Kristi McAuliffe is an instructor of German in the School of International Letters and Cultures. She received her doctorate in German from Pennsylvania State University in 2014. Her doctoral work, "Exploring Otherness through Holocaust Literature in the Undergraduate German Curriculum," is an interdisciplinary study that investigates the use of Holocaust literature in a U.S. post-secondary institutional setting as a venue for the development of certain aspects of intercultural communicative competence.

McAuliffe has presented her research at numerous national and regional conferences, and was named to the Southwest Regional Holocaust Education Summit, as well as to the Hess Faculty Seminar at the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies in Washington D.C. In 2003, she won the Outstanding Professor Award from the Student Wisconsin Education Association. 

Education

 

  • Ph.D. German, Pennsylvania State University 2014
  • M.A. German, Illinois State University 1993
  • B.A. German, Illinois Wesleyan University 1990

Research Interests

German Studies; German Literature; Reader-Response Theory; Holocaust Studies; Holocaust Literature; Holocaust Education; Intercultural Communicative Competence

Courses

Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
GER 101 Elementary German
GER 202 Intermediate German
GER 421 German Lit Survey, 800-1800
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
GER 101 Elementary German
GER 202 Intermediate German
GER 311 German Conversation
Summer 2017
Course Number Course Title
GER 101 Elementary German
GER 202 Intermediate German
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
GER 101 Elementary German
GER 202 Intermediate German
GER 421 German Lit Survey, 800-1800
GER 598 Special Topics
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
GER 101 Elementary German
GER 201 Intermediate German
GER 202 Intermediate German
GER 311 German Conversation

Expertise Areas