Matthew Childs is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Germanics. He joined the department in 2015 having completed his M.A. in German Studies as well as his B.A. in German and Classical Civilization at Florida State University. For the 2015/16 academic year he was awarded the Max Kade Fellowship. He will be a Teaching Assistant for the 2017/18 academic year and will be instructing introductory level German courses.
Matthew will also be one of the two representatives for the Department of Germanics to the Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS) for the 2017-2018 school year.