The Writing Center Team

Dr. Verena Bernardi (she/her)

Dr. Bernardi is an Academic Administrator and Senior Lecturer (Fachrichtungsreferentin) for the Anglistik, Amerikanistik department. She is also the co-founder of the Writing Center as well as its coordinator for administration and funding. Dr. Bernardi’s background is in American cultural and television studies, and her research interests include Southern Regionalism, popular culture, and vampire studies.


Theresa Hauß (she/her)

Theresa is studying Education (Lehramt) with a focus on English and German at Saarland University. She likes learning about and working in all genres, but loves non-fiction. In terms of academics, she is interested in psychology and American cultural studies. Theresa provides orginizational outreach to her fellow students through social media and digital educational materials. Beginning mid-June, she will be offering peer tutoring appointments for undergraduate students.  


Danielle Kopf-Giammanco, MA (she/her)

Danielle is a PhD Candidate in North American Literary & Cultural Studies. She is the primary writing consultant and coordinator for the Writing Center, as well as its co-founder. Danielle maintains Writing Center operations and creates the educational content on this page with the help of student assistans. Although she works best on academic and scientific writing, Danielle enjoys working with writers in all genres and across disciplines. Her background is in history and medieval studies. Her research interests are historiography, epistemology, post-truth/misinformation, rhetoric, American cultural studies, and critical race and whiteness studies.


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