Senior Professorial Lecturer
World Languages and Cultures
Ph.D Cultural Anthropology, American University M.A. Spanish Studies, American University
English, Spanish, German
Professor Holtermann is interested in immigration, day labor and the Latino community. She teaches language and topic courses in Spanish at American University, and is currently the assistant director for the Spanish Elementary Programs.
Growing up in Germany, she graduated from Reutlingen University with a degree in International Business. She was awarded two Erasmus (European Union) awards to study one semester at the Université of Savoie (France), and one semester at Wolverhampton University in England.
In the past, she has worked as an administrator for the German government in Washington, D.C., a translator and research assistant at Daimler-Benz headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany, and a translator for Ford Company in Valencia, Spain.