CURRICULUM VITAE


EDUCATION


  • University of Heidelberg                                                                                                            Institute of German as a Foreign Language Philology and the                             Department of English Linguistics                                                                                       Germany: September 2009 – August 2013
  • Studies
    • Major: German Linguistics in Cultural Comparison
      • Concentration: Linguistics
      • Career Orientation: Didactics
    • Minor: English Linguistics
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • Honors: Magna Cum Laude

 

  • Connecticut/Baden-Württemberg Exchange Program
  • Studies: Classical Voice (Prof. Dr. Alejandro Ramirez)
  • Scholarship: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

 

  • University of Hartford                                                                                                                              The Hartt School                                                                                                                              Connecticut, USA: September 2007 – September 2009
  • Studies: Classical Voice (Prof. Jerome Pruett)
  • Degree: Master of Music (M.M.)
  • Scholarship: Performing Arts Scholarship
  • Honors: Magna Cum Laude

 

  • Montclair State University                                                                                                                           John J. Cali School of Music                                                                                                                   New Jersey, USA: September 2003 – August 2007
  • Studies: Classical Voice (Prof. Gregory Lamar)
  • Degree: Bachelor of Music (B.M.)
  • Honors: Cum Laude

 

  • Moorestown High School                                                                                                                            New Jersey, USA: September 1997 – July 2003
  • Degree: High School Diploma
  • Honors: Honor Roll

WORK

  • Professor of English

Responsibilities:

  1. Teaching classes in business English, correspondence, free speaking, presentations, telephone conversations, meetings, and grammar from level A2 to C2
  2. Planning, creating, and implementing courses and exams

 

  • F + U Academy of Languages Heidelberg                                                                             State-Approved Vocational College for Foreign Languages                                  Germany: September 2014 – July 2015
  • Professor of English for vocational training degrees as a Foreign Language Correspondence Clerk, European Secretary, World Trade Clerk, and Translator
  • Official examiner for the State-Approved Graduation Examination
  • Translator (German to English)
  • Pedagogical Proficiency Qualification awarded by the Regional Council of Karlsruhe in 2014

Responsibilities:

  1. Teaching grammar, business English, translation, writing, free speaking, pronunciation, international communication, and cultural studies from level A2 to C2
  2. Planning, creating, and implementing courses and exams

 

  • Germann Kommunikation                                                                                                       Germany: December 2013 – October 2015
  • Teacher and Trainer of English
  • Translator
  • Proofreader

Responsibilities:

  1. Providing English training for individuals and groups in grammar, conversation, professional writing, business English, international communication, and pronunciation from level A2 to C1 for employees of various companies on site
  2. Translating technical texts (from German to English and English to German)
  3. Proofreading business texts

 

  • German-American Institute (DAI) Heidelberg                                                                           One World Language School (OWLS)                                                                                                   Germany: Since August 2013
  • Professor of English

Responsibilities:

  1. Teaching English courses and private tutoring in grammar, conversation, writing, business English, pronunciation, and international communication from level A1 to C2 for adults and children
  2. Planning, creating, and implementing courses and exams

 

  • INSTITUT BILDUNG plus                                                                                                                Germany: Since January 2012
  • Director of department Professional English
  • Translator
  • Proofreader
  • English Teacher

Responsibilities:

  1. Proofreading and translating books, articles, and texts for universities, colleges, research institutes, schools, academic journals, publishing houses, businesses, and private authors
  2. Translating children’s books on the topic of Executive Functions for elementary- and middle schools
  3. Private tutoring as well as teaching language classes and workshops on English academic and professional writing

 

  • Professor of English

Responsibilities:

  1. Teaching children’s English classes
  2. Planning and implementing courses and leisure activities in English

 

  • University of Siegen                                                                                                                            Germany: April 2010 – July 2014
  • Research Assistant for Prof. Dr. Claus Wendt, Chair of Sociology of Health and the Healthcare System

Responsibilities:

  1. Proofreading English academic texts (books, articles)
  2. Formatting manuscripts and editing tables and diagrams according to publishers’ required style
  3. Academic research

 

  • University of Mannheim                                                                                                           Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES)                                                 Germany: September 2009 – June 2011
  • Research Assistant for Dr. Thomas Bahle
  • Research Assistant for Prof. Dr. Claus Wendt

Responsibilities:

  1. Proofreading English academic texts (books, articles)
  2. Formatting manuscripts and editing tables and diagrams according to publishers’ required style
  3. Academic research

 

  • Studentenring                                                                                                                                    Germany: June 2009 – August 2010
  • English Tutor

Responsibilities:

  1. Private tutoring in English for students of all ages and levels
  2. Creating teaching materials and study guides for students

 

  • University of Hartford                                                                                                                              The Hartt School                                                                                                                                 Department of Vocal Studies                                                                                               Connecticut, USA: September 2007 – June 2008
  • Graduate Assistant to the Choral and Vocal Departments

Responsibilities:

  1. Organizing and directing high-school choral festivals
  2. Managing data and office work
  3. Assistant directing theatrical and musical productions

 

  • Ryan DeLaney: Professional English                                                                                                    Worldwide: Since September 2003
  • English Teacher
  • Proofreader
  • Translator

Responsibilities:

  1. Proofreading English-language books, articles, and texts of all topics for universities, colleges, research institutes, schools, academic journals, publishing houses, businesses, and private authors from around the globe
  2. Translating books, articles, and texts of all topics from German, Spanish, and Italian to English
  3. Workshops and Courses in English academic writing, business English, pronunciation, grammar, intercultural communication, conversation, etc., for universities, colleges, research institutes, schools, businesses, and private clients


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  • Latin:
  • Russian:

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