Ms. Julia Rechenbach-Moomaw

Language(s) taught:German
Teaching/Research:I mostly teach beginning and intermediate levels of German, but have also taught Conversation and Composition classes. 
Degrees/Certifications:MA, German as a Foreign Language (1989) Ludwig Maximillians Universität München
Personal Bio:

I grew up in Hannover, Germany and finished Gymnasium (High school) there. The following year I was a German teaching assistant at Mars Hill College, in Mars Hill, NC. Next I went to the Albert Ludwigs Universität in Freiburg, Germany where I received my BA in German and English Literature and Linguistics. The German Government then granted me a scholarship to study American Literature and History at the University of Chapel Hill, NC. Next I attended the university in Munich, Ludwig Maximillians Universität for four years to receive a masters degree in German as a Foreign Language, German and American literature. I have been teaching German at Appalachian State University for 21 years .

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Dr. James Fogelquist 
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