Dr. Wildner-Bassett served as Dean of the College of Humanities from 2008 to 2016. Dr. Wildner-Bassett is a Professor of German Studies and faculty member in the Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching (SLAT). She served as Head of the Department of German Studies at the University of Arizona from 2004-2008. She enjoys teaching culture and language courses on the undergraduate level and professional development, pedagogy, applied linguistics and second language acquisition theory and application courses on the graduate level, as well as exploring the possibilities of Digital Humanities, Language Mediation, and experiential and contemplative learning contexts for language and culture.