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Academic Director, European Studies Program, Associate Professor, Germanic Languages & Literatures, Associate Chair and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Germanic Languages & Literatures
785-864-9174
313 Bailey Hall

Dr. Vanchena earned her PhD from Washington University in St. Louis. Before coming to KU in 2008, she was on the faculty at Creighton University, where she served as Fulbright Program Advisor. Her English translation and edition of Reinhold Solger’s major work, Anton in America: A Novel from German-American Life (1862), appeared in 2006. Author of Political Poetry in Periodicals and the Shaping of German National Consciousness in the Nineteenth Century (2000), she has also published articles on nineteenth-century German and German-American literature. Dr. Vanchena, who lived in Germany for several years, enjoys hiking and gardening.

Jessica Irving
Program Assistant, Office Manager
785-864-6250
201 Bailey Hall
Jennifer Duhamel
Outreach Coordinator
785-864-6253
211 Bailey Hall

Jennifer Duhamel has many years of international experience. As an undergraduate student, she studied at the Université de Fribourg in Switzerland for a year.

Advising Specialist
785-864-3500
216 Bailey Hall

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