J. Bixie Eutsler

J. Bixie Eutsler, Germanic Languages and Literatures at The Ohio State University

J. Bixie Eutsler

Master's Student / on Academic Leave 2023-24


Education and Degrees

2016-2020: Bachelors of Art Cum Laude – Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts
  Major Subjects: German Studies; Sexuality, Women’s and Gender Studies
  Additional Focus: Film analysis and production
  Bachelor’s Thesis: A study on Germanic neo-paganism with a focus on far-right neo-pagan scenes, and the transmission and reception of cultural symbols within the tradition (written in English)

International Education & Exchanges

2018-2019: Year abroad as an exchange student at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

Research Interests

  • Contemporary US American and German far-right movements with a focus on the role of social media and visual culture
  • LGBTQ+ issues in Germany and the US with a focus on the transgender community, women’s and gender studies generally

Awards and Honors

2020:   The Consulate General Prize for German Studies

2016:   Official Selection for the Hayward Film Festival's PSA category awarded to “Gender Neutral Bathrooms”

2015:   Slammy Award for Best Experimental film awarded to the short film “Worn Memories”

2015:   Dawn Valadez Slammy Award for Best Documentary Film awarded to “2015 Club Rainbow documentary”


April 30, 2020: Presented an abbreviated version of "History Distorted" at Amherst College Three Minute Thesis Competition

February 28, 2020: Presented "History Distorted" at Five College German Studies Undergraduate Research Symposium at Amherst College

Professional Experience

2020-2021: A1 level German teaching assistant, Amherst College

2016-2020: Head editor and manager of a feature length documentary showcasing the history of the queer community at Amherst College

2019-2020: A1-B2 level German tutor, Amherst College

2019: History department research assistant on Weimar era Germany and antisemitism, Amherst College

2017-2018: A1-A2 level German tutor, Amherst College