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Maryann Piel

PhD Student

Teaching Assistant

Germanic Studies


Building & Room:

1526 UH


Maryann is a second-year PhD student in the Germanic Studies Department and a TA in the German Basic Language Program. After completing her MA in Germanic Studies at UIC in 2016, she worked as a project assistant at the Goethe-Institut Chicago and served as conference coordinator for the Austrian Studies Association Conference in 2016. She returned to the Germanic Studies Department at UIC in 2017, spending her first year completing course work at Humboldt University in Berlin. Her research interests include early 20th century outsider literature, as well as socialist and proletarian literatures. In her free time Maryann enjoys taking pictures of her cat and dog, as well as working towards crafting the perfect cheese plate.