Faculty and Staff

Matthew Anderson

Instructor in German

Education: Ph.D. (ABD) Germanic Studies, The University of Texas at Austin; M.A. Germanic Studies, The University of Texas at Austin; B.A. German / Philosophy, Pacific Lutheran University

Matthew O. Anderson will be teaching introductory German at Luther from Fall 2019 to Spring 2020. Originally from Sequim, WA, he has lived abroad in Freiburg (DE), Celle (DE), Uppsala (SE), Berlin (DE) and, most recently, Texas.

His research interests include international children's literature, 18th-19th century German literature and culture, and foreign language pedagogy. 


Elizabeth Steding

Associate Prof of German/Dir of Student Honors and Fellowships

Education: Ph.D., German Studies, Michigan State University; M.A., German Language and Culture, UC Santa Barbara; B.A., German, Alma College

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Soeren Steding

Professor of German

Münster program director

Education: Ph.D., Germanistik, University of Regensburg; M.A., German Literature, Vanderbilt University; Staatsexamen (Gymnasium), University of Regensburg

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Ruth Kath

Emerita