Evan Martens


Position Title
Graduate Student in German
Graduate Student Representative
Associate Instructor in German; Teaching Assistant in Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies

418 Sproul Hall

Evan Martens is a first-year PhD student in the German Department at UC Davis. He earned his bachelor’s degree at UCD and looks forward to continue working with and learning from the German faculty. To date his favorite German writers are Wolfgang Borchert, Franz Kafka, Else Lasker-Schüler, Tupoka Ogette, and Yōko Tawada.

Education and Degree(s):

  • B.A. German (with Honors), University of California, Davis

Research Interest(s):

  • Feminism, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Multiculturalism,Postcolonial Studies, Queer Theory, 20th and 21st Century Literature

Honors and Awards:

  • Outstanding Senior Award for German (2020)
  • Departmental Citation for German (2020)
  • Delta Phi Alpha (2020)
  • Provost’s Fellowship in the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (2020-2021)