Directory

Anne Robertson

Principal Investigator and Interim Dean of Humanities

Anne Walters Robertson is the interim chief academic and operating officer for the Division of the Humanities. She is responsible for recruiting and retaining an exceptional faculty, advancing graduate programs and undergraduate concentrations in the humanities, and securing the budgetary and administrative infrastructure necessary to support humanistic research at UChicago. Robertson is the Claire Dux Swift Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of Music and the College.

Anne Robertson

Catherine Baumann

Director

Catherine C. Baumann is Director of the University of Chicago Language Center and director of the German language program.  She received her Ph.D. in Second Languages and Cultures Education at the University of Minnesota, specializing in reading comprehension and language testing.  She is a certified ACTFL tester and trainer, and does consulting for high school and college language programs on a variety of curricular and assessment-related issues.  She oversees all programs in the CLC.

Catherine C. Baumann

Ahmet Dursun

Language Assessment Specialist

Ahmet Dursun is the Language Assessment Specialist for the University of Chicago Language Center. He is responsible for researching, developing and managing the University’s language assessment programs. His research interests include language assessment, language assessment through technology, test design, test development and validation, and computer-assisted language learning.

Ahmet is responsible for every aspect of evaluation in the broadest sense: test design and development, test item and content review, learning outcomes assessment, course and instructor evaluation, and all of the research aspects contained in the grant.

Ahmet Dursun

Ellen Hohmann

Administrator

Ellen Hohmann is Administrator for the University of Chicago Language Center where she is responsible for doing all the things. Ellen holds an MFA in Interior Architecture from Columbia College.

Ellen Hohmann

Nicholas Swinehart

Multimedia Pedagogy Specialist

Nick Swinehart is a Multimedia Pedagogy Specialist for the University of Chicago Language Center. After spending two years teaching English in central China's Henan province, he received a Master's in Applied Linguistics from Ohio University. He now supports language instructors with teaching methods and materials development, and he coordinates shared language courses with the university's partner institutions.

Nicholas Swinehart