Danielle Weider joined the Department of English Studies at Trier University as a senior lecturer in 2020 after having worked as an adjunct instructor since 2013. She completed her undergraduate at Southern Illinois University, receiving her B.Sc. in Secondary History Education, B.A. in German Studies and a minor in Spanish with honors. She worked as a supplemental instructor of Physics at Southern Illinois University from 2009-2010. She continued on to obtain her Master of Arts degree in North American Studies at Trier University, graduating with high honors. She taught English for Specific Purposes with the FFA at Trier University from 2012-2016 and has also taught for the IHK and VHS.

Main Areas of Teaching and Research


  • US cultural studies
  • EAP
    • presentation skills
    • academic writing
  • translation studies
  • business English
  • phonetics


  • practical application of learner-centered approach in the EAP classroom
  • representations of aging women in contemporary American literature

Professional memberships

  • International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language
  • German Association for Sprachpraxis Professionals
  • Belgium English Language Teachers Association
  • Trier Center for American Studies
  • Phi Alpha Theta Honor Society
  • National Council of Social Studies
  • Teaching Tolerance