Robin Cummins


Graduate Student

Languages: German

Area(s) of Study: Medieval Germanic language and literature.

About: Robin Cummins is a graduate student pursuing a Ph.D. in German at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the Department of German, Nordic, and Slavic. She received her B.A. in English and German from Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville in 2019. Her main research interests are medieval Germanic languages and literatures. She has been working on a project on the paleographic peculiarities of the Hildebrandslied and how they relate to the transmission of the text. Her other research interests include women in the medieval period and courtly love poetry, disability studies, and Germanic poetics.


– Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, BA in English and German (2019)

Courses Taught:

– GERMAN 101: First Semester German