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Dr. Derek Drake, Ph.D. (he/him/his)

Derek Drake
  • Visiting Assistant Professor
  • Languages

Teaching Interests

Germans in America

German dialects

Foreign language pedagogy

Conversation analysis

Research and Creative Activities

Germans in the Upper Midwest

Language variation and change

Bavarian and Austrian language and culture


Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison (Germanic Linguistics)

M.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (German Languages and Literature)

B.A., University of Tennessee-Knoxville (German Language and Literature)