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Dr. Kristin Lovrien-Meuwese

Kristin Lovrien-Meuwese Title: Instructor III of German Studies
Phone: 204-786-9836
Office: 3C35A
Building: Centennial Hall
Email: k.lovrien-meuwese@uwinnipeg.ca


Dr. Lovrien-Meuwese holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in German with a focus on Applied Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2002. She also attended Karl-Franzens Universität in Graz, Austria. She earned her B.A. in German and English from Univeristy of Minnesota, Twin Cities.

Teaching Areas:
German language and culture, Business German, Phonetics & Phonology (German and English), Applied Linguistics, Dutch language and culture.


  • Introductory German (GERM-1001)
  • Intermediate German (GERM-2001)
  • Advanced Intermediate German I (GERM-2109)
  • Advanced Intermediate German II (GERM-2110)
  • German-English Translation (GERM-2115)
  • German Phonetics (GERM-2202)
  • Exploring Language and Society through Texts (GERM-3113)

Research Interests:
Second language acquisition, culture in language teaching, heritage languages.

"The Use and Maintenance of German in Manitoba". Co-authored with Elisabeth Gsell-Dentsoras. Forum Deutsch 21.1. 2013.