Geraldine A. Grimm, PhD

Lecturer in German, Harvard Divinity School
Dr. Geraldine Grimm (PhD, Harvard University) has 30 years of university teaching experience. Currently, she is a lecturer in theological German at the Harvard Divinity School, an adjunct lecturer in German language/literature at Tufts University and Boston College, and an expository writing instructor at the Harvard Extension School, where she won the James E. Conway Award for Excellence in Teaching Writing in 2012. Grimm has been awarded the Derek Bok Certificate of Distinction in Teaching for every course she taught in the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures at Harvard College from 1989 to 2007. She is a three-time nominee (2003, 2005, 2006) of the distinguished Levinson Award for Excellence in Teaching at Harvard University. Previously, she taught German courses in the Harvard Summer School, Boston University, Suffolk University, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In 2015, she received Boston College's Affordable Course Materials Initiative Grant to fund her project of sourcing online materials at zero-cost to students. Grimm teaches 10 courses per year.


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