Katherine Kerschen

Katherine Kerschen

Ph.D. student in German Linguistics and Language Science


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Katherine Kerschen is a fifth-year PhD student pursuing a dual-title in Germanic Linguistics and Language Science. She holds an M.A. in Applied Linguistics from the Technische Universität Dortmund (Germany) and a B.A. in German and Psychology from Washington University in St Louis. Her research interests include second language vocabulary acquisition, bilingual word and sentence processing, and language pedagogy. Her dissertation focuses on vocabulary learning methods in the German as a Foreign Language classroom.