Jeanette Clausen is Professor of German at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR). She came to UALR in 2007 after retiring from Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne, where she taught German and Women’s Studies and served for ten years as an associate vice chancellor for academic affairs. She has published articles on Verena Stefan, Helga Königsdorf, and Christa Wolf. She is the translator of Irmtraud Morgner, The Life and Adventures of Trobadora Beatrice as Chronicled by her Minstrel Laura. A Novel in Thirteen Books and Seven Intermezzos. (Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press, 2000), and has also published translations of short works by Lillian Faschinger, Jeannette Lander, and Luise Pusch, among others. Besides German women writers, she is also interested in higher education administration and has published on faculty roles and rewards.