Vanessa Isenmann (BA in Northern European Studies and German Linguistics; MA in German as a Foreign Language) studied at the Humboldt-University in Berlin. She has taught German at all levels in Berlin, Reykjavík (Iceland) and Breda (Netherlands) since 2007. Currently, she is employed as a teacher of German at the University of Iceland in Reykjavík where she teaches German at both BA and MA level. Moreover, Vanessa is a Ph.D. student in linguistics researching the influence of the Internet on language.Her special interests include German grammar, language change and variety as well as the structure and etymology of several other Indo-European languages.
Vanessa has joined the DSSA as an assistant in 2011 and 2012, and has taught both German conversation and phonetics. She is eagerly looking forward to joining the DSSA as an instructor this year and will be teaching GER 111 and GER 112.