Catherine Baumann

Germanic Studies / Chicago Language Center

Catherine Baumann is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Germanic Studies, Director of the German Language Program, and Director of the University of Chicago Language Center (CLC). At the CLC, she oversees language testing and policy across the College. She also supervises graduate student lecturers teaching language courses in the College and is responsible for the first, second, and third year German curriculum. Co-author of the first-year textbook Kreise, Baumann is an ACTFL-certified Oral Proficiency Interview tester and trainer in German.