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Congratulations to Dr. David Johnson, Associate Professor of German, for being chosen as the Alabama World Languages Association’s German Educator of Excellence (Post-Secondary). 

This award recognizes educators at the post-secondary level, including the community college, college, and university levels. Nominees for this award should exemplify excellence in language teaching, leadership, and advocacy at the local, state, regional, or national level.

Dr. David Johnson, associate professor of Global Studies and German, serves as director of the Global Studies Program. His instructional duties include courses in Global Studies and all levels of German language, literature, and culture. Dr. Johnson has published in a number of areas of inquiry, including representations of masculinity, leisure, consumer culture, and German-Polish cultural exchanges. His current research project focuses on environmental representations of Silesia from the mid nineteenth century to the present.