Ph.D. candidate in German Linguistics and Language Science
Honors Bachelor of Arts with Research Distinction, German Major, Linguistics and Media and Society Communication Dual Minor. Magna Cum Laude. The Ohio State University, 2020.
Megan Wadas is a PhD Candidate in German Linguistics and Language Science. Her research interests fall under the Second Language Acquisition umbrella and focus on learner motivation. She is currently working on a project that investigates the L2 Motivational Self System in German 3 students and what factors contribute to them persisting in German study beyond an academic language requirement. Megan teaches all courses in the beginning German language sequence and loves to attend Kaffeestunde.
Megan is teaching English at the Pädagogische Hochschule Vorarlberg through the US Teaching Assistantship Program in Feldkirch, Austria during the 2023-2024 academic year.