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Graduate Teaching Associates

Tyler William JohnsonTyler William Johnson

Tyler William Johnson is a Master’s student in German Studies and a Graduate Teaching Assistant. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Modern and Classical Languages with an emphasis in German and Cross-Disciplinary Studies from Kennesaw State University. Before starting his MA in German, he interned at Siemens Healthineers in Human Resources in Erlangen, Germany and worked at Die Nachbarschaftshilfe in a “Sozialpflegedienst” position in Vaterstetten, Germany. During his second semester at University of Tennessee, he spent time studying at the Universität Mannheim where he worked as a research assistant for the departments of Medivästik and Neuere Germanistik. His academic interests include the Middle Ages in Germanic context, with a focus on gender and sexuality, Vienna Modernism, and American-German accents. For his thesis, he plans to work on the middle ages and examine examples of texts that identify the beginning of witch beliefs. He is currently teaching beginning level German classes at the University of Tennessee Knoxville.

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