Lauren Cassidy


Graduate Student

Languages: German, Russian

Area(s) of Study: Cold War history. Sociolinguistics.

About Me: I am currently a German Studies graduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the German, Nordic, and Slavic Department. After graduating from the University of Kansas with a BA in 2018, a spent a year as a Fulbright English Language Assistant in Austria.  My previous research has focused on the linguistic analysis of German and Russian news media.  Currently, my academic interests include Cold War history, former East Germany and ties to former Soviet states, as well as sociolinguistics.


– University of Kansas, BA in Global and International Studies and German Studies (2018)

Courses Taught:

– GERMAN 203: Third Semester German