Faculty Bio

Mary Boldt, Ph.D.


Associate Professor of German

Education

  • B.A., Wilson College (1984)
  • M.A., Brown University (1986)
  • Ph.D., Brown University (1991)

Courses

  • Elementary and Intermediate German
  • German for Business
  • German Conversation and Reading Strategies
  • German Culture and Civilization
  • Advanced German and German Literature

Research Interests

  • Translation Studies
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Special-Needs Students of Foreign Languages

Honors

  • York College Faculty Development Research Grants, 2006 and 2010
  • DAAD grant to participate in “Societies in Transition” transatlantic colloquium at Stanford University, 2008
  • Hartwick College Special Merit Award, 2001
  • Hartwick College Outstanding Achievement Award, 1995

Recent Publications

  • Boldt M, Roncero E: "Text Translation: Approaching Otherness." In Behrens S and Parker J, eds., Language in the Real World. Routledge 2010: 89-106
  • Boldt M, Chaski C: "German-American Standards for Authorship Attribution in Multinational Corporation Cases." Olsen F, Lorz A, Stein D, eds., Law and Language: Theory and Society. University of Düsseldorf Press 2008: 219-237.
  • Boldt M: ’Le Bon Français’ of Woonsocket, Rhode Island, Je me souviens 2007: 54-60