Alexa Mendez

Alexa Mendez Germanic LL at Ohio State

Alexa Mendez

Doctoral Student / Max Kade First-Year Fellow

Hagerty Hall, 4th floor

University of Cincinnati
  BA in German Studies 2015
  BA in History 2015
  MA in German Studies 2015
  MA Thesis: People as Propaganda: Personifications of Homeland in Nazi German and Soviet Russian Cinema

University of Pennsylvania
  MA in Germanic Languages and Literature 2018

Research Interests:

- Intersections of Heimat, Language, and Identity
- Comparative Studies of Afro-German and Afro-Russian History and Culture
- English-German (Meta)Translation in J.R.R. Tolkien's works and mythos
- Comparative Focuses on Nazi German and Soviet Cinema

International Education:

2008-2009 CBYX Scholar
  Gymnasium Borghorst
  Steinfurt, Germany

2017 Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration
  (Российская академия народного хозяйства и государственной службы при Президенте)
  Russian Language and Philology

Work Experience:

Jan-August 2023
  Dayton, Ohio
  Adjunct Instructor Wright State University
  Courses Taught: Intermediate German I & II

June 2022 -
  Cincinnati, Ohio
  Affordable Language Services, LLC
  German Interpreter

Sep 2018 - May 2019
  Philadelphia, PA
  Teaching Fellow University of Pennsylvania
  Elementary German I & II

  Cincinnati, OH
  Cincinnati Public Schools
  German Teacher
  Grades and Levels Taught: 6th-12th, German 1-4