Misha Neininger is the social media and undergraduate program specialist at the Department of Germanics. Born in Nuremberg, Misha grew up in Berlin (somebody had to) and moved to N.Y.C. after the fall of the wall to study film, art and philosophy. He has more than 15 years experience in arts, business, education, and nonprofit management in Germany, Australia and the US.
Most recently, he has served as the interim director of the Jacob Lawrence Gallery at the School of Art and as executive director of 911 Media Arts Center in Seattle, a nonprofit organization that supports media artists and filmmakers. During his career, he has been editor-in-chief of Onscreen Magazine and a writer, artist and curator. He has held communications positions in the entertainment and technology industries, served on the jury of the Seattle International Film Festival, worked as a consultant for curatorial projects and online publications, managed fundraising events and lectured at universities and museums.