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Individual Faculty Research Profile—Stefanie Borst, Ph.D.

Literature and Culture Research Interests

Contemporary German Culture

Language teaching, Second Language Acquisition, or Applied Linguistics Research Interests

My principal areas of research are second language (L2) reading, the use of technology in L2 teaching, Business German, and the effects of study abroad on language & cultural understanding.

Prizes and Honors

  • 2009 Spencer A. Wells Faculty Award for Creativity in Teaching, Texas Tech University
  • 2005 Excellence in Teaching Award, (one of two faculty annually invited to be initiated into Mortarboard), Texas Tech

Internal Funding

  • 2007 TTU Internal Grant for Arts & Humanities: Language and Community ($2,000).
  • 2005 TLTC Faculty Incentive Grant, for project: Technology, Language, Community: TTU Students Bringing Foreign Language to Lubbock Schools ($6,883).