About Maureen O. Gallagher
Maureen O. Gallagher is a Lecturer in German Studies at Australian National University. She holds an MA from the University of Nebraska and a PhD in German Studies from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Her research interests in German Studies are in the areas of gender studies, critical race theory and critical whiteness studies, and postcolonialism and decolonization. Recent publications have focused on inclusive and decolonial pedagogy, race and gender in German colonial literature, and First World War literature, and she is currently working on a book manuscript on whiteness in Wilhelmine German youth literature and culture based on her dissertation, which was awarded the 2016 Women in German dissertation prize. She is also on the authoring team of the online, open access German curriculum Grenzenlos Deutsch, which has been supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
This event was made possible in part with support from the WCGS's Diversity and Inclusion Grant.