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Maeve Hooper, AM’14, PhD’18, is director of the German language program.
Maeve Hooper, AM’14, PhD’18, has dedicated herself to teaching the German language and to mentoring other language teachers. As a PhD candidate, Hooper received the Wayne C. Booth Graduate Student Prize for Excellence in Teaching; today an assistant senior instructional professor, she has been awarded course development grants from the University’s Language Pedagogy Innovation Initiative on three occasions. Tableau spoke with Hooper about her role as director of the University’s German language program, her experience in graduate school, and how mashing together words in German captures nuances of the human psyche.