Modern & Classical Languages (MCL)Department of Modern and Classical Languages

Kelly A. Schlinder

Kelly A. Schlinder






Jim D. Morris Center 104


Foreign Language Institute

Postal mail

Missouri State University
Foreign Language Institute
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897 work


  • University of Arkansas – MA – German – 2009
  • Missouri State University BA – German and Spanish - 2006


  • German 101
  • German 102

Research and professional interests

German Cooking Club – MSU and OTC – founder of a local German cooking club with meetings once a month to cook and eat German, Austrian, or Swiss dishes with students.

Awards and honors

  • Participant in DAAD-Workshop “DaF in den USA: Grundzüge und Perspektiven”-October 9-10, 2009
  • Presenter at the Germany Semester at Missouri Southern State University: “An American Working in Germany” September 9, 2008
  • Fulbright Commission Teaching Fellowship (Cottbus 2006-07): taught English to students in grades 7-13 at Theodor Fontane Schule, presented lessons at a training session (Lehrerfortbildung) for teachers in the state of Brandenburg, judged an English video/audio contest for the state of Brandenburg, organized a pen pal exchange between students at Theodore Fontane Schule and Muskego High School - WI
  • Congress-Bundestag Scholarship (Berlin, 2000-01): lived with a German family and attended high school in Germany for one school year.