JYM Administration in Detroit

Program Director
Mark Ferguson, Ph.D. (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Assistant to the Director
Louise Speed, M.A. (Wayne State University)

JYM Administration in Munich

Resident Director
Hans-Peter Söder, Ph.D. (Cornell University)

Academic Coordinators
Patricia Thill, M.A. (Universität Wien)
Sommer Forschner, M.A. (Wayne State University)

JYM Teaching Faculty

Sandra Bakker, M.A.
(Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
Lecturer in German Language

Peter Becher, Dr. phil.
(Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
Author and Literary Historian
Executive Director, Adalbert Stifter Verein
Lecturer in German Literature

Anna Breitsameter, M.A.
(Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
Lecturer in German Language

Ugo Dossi
(Kunstakademie München)
Award-winning Visual Artist
Lecturer in Modern Art

Gerhard Falkner
Award-winning Lyric Poet and Dramatist
Lecturer in Contemporary Literature

Ivett Guntersdorfer, Ph.D.
(University of California-Los Angeles)
Coordinator for Undergraduate Research and
Lecturer in German Language

Hans-Peter Söder, Ph.D.
(Cornell University)
JYM Resident Director

Christina Stubenrauch, M.A.
(Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
Lecturer in German Culture

Patricia Thill, M.A.
(Universität Wien)
Academic Coordinator and Lecturer in Theater Studies

Susanne Wanninger, M.A.
(Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
Lecturer in Political Science and History

Esther P. Wipfler, Dr. phil.
(Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg)
Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte in München
Reallexikon zur deutschen Kunstgeschichte
Lecturer in Art History

Edda Ziegler, Dr. phil.
(Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
Lecturer in German Literature