Christianna Stavroudis is an American instructor at the Institute for Translation and Multilingual Communication at the Cologne University of Applied Sciences. From 2015-2017, she taught in the Department of English, American and Celtic Studies at the University of Bonn, where she was awarded the 2017 University of Bonn Teaching Prize. She holds a B.A. in Applied Linguistics from the University of Maryland-Baltimore County (USA) and an M.Sc. in Clinical Linguistics from the University of Potsdam. She has taught a variety of interdisciplinary language courses and seminars, including a course for first-semester students entitled „Reading American Politics: An Intercultural Perspective“ and a US cultural studies seminar entitled „History of the US in 14 Objects.“ She is currently working on a textbook with PONS and completing her dissertation within the field of second language acquisition.