Distinguished Senior Lecturer in German Studies, Distinguished Senior Lecturer in Language Studies, Director of Language Studies


After receiving her PhD in Germanic Language and Literatures from Washington University in St. Louis, Jane Sokolosky was a Visiting Assistant Professor of German at Middlebury College before coming to Brown in 1998. She is co-author of the second-year German language textbook, Denk mal! (2nd Edition, 2016).  Dr. Sokolosky mentors and advises graduate student teaching assistants in her department and often serves as the department’s Concentration Advisor. She is also advisor for the German Studies DUG, the study abroad advisor to Berlin and the Faculty Advisor to Brown’s German Club.  Her research focuses on the application of new technologies in language learning. She regularly presents at conferences and was selected a member of the Goethe Institut’s Trainer Network USA, a group of educators supporting German instructors throughout the United States.   

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