Madison Wheeler


Position Title
Graduate Student in German Linguistics

Department of German and Russian

422 Sproul Hall

I am a PhD student in German Linguistics. I was an undergraduate at UC Davis with majors in German, English, and Linguistics and felt a strong connection to the faculty and campus, which lead me to continue my higher education at UC Davis. Currently, my academic interests are based around multiculturalism and language acquistion in modern Germany, as well as, medieval German linguistics and translation studies.


Education and Degree(s):

  • B.A. Linguistics, German and English, University of California, Davis

Research Interest(s):

  • My primary research interests involve: language acquisition, historical
    linguistics, multicultural education, and translation studies.

Teaching Experience:

Honors and Awards:

Max Kade Fellowship Recipient – 2019-2020
Academic Citation – German Department – 2019
    Awarded for academic excellence and achieving above a 3.6 GPA
Academic Citation – Linguistics Department – 2019
    Awarded for academic excellence and achieving above a 3.6 GPA.
Audrey and Bruno Bracka Scholarship – 2018-2019
     Awarded to overachieving students in the German Department.
English Honors Society – Sigma Tau Delta – 2018
      Awarded to individuals who have maintained high standards in English (above a 3.5 GPA) and who have demonstrated an interest in being involved, beyond the classroom.
The National Society of Leadership and Success – Sigma Alpha Pi – 2018
    Awarded for academic accomplishment and leadership potential.