Geraldine Grimm

Geraldine Grimm

Lecturer on German


  • BA, Trinity College Dublin
  • MA, Tufts University
  • MA hon., Trinity College Dublin
  • PhD, Harvard University


Geraldine Grimm has thirty years of university teaching experience. Currently, she is a Lecturer on German at Harvard Divinity School, an Adjunct Lecturer in German Language/Literature at Tufts University and Boston College, and an Expository Writing Instructor at the Harvard Extension School, where she won the James E. Conway Award for Excellence in Teaching Writing in 2012. Dr. Grimm was awarded the Derek Bok Certificate of Distinction in Teaching for every course she taught in the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures at Harvard College from 1989 to 2007. She is a three-time nominee (2003, 2005, 2006) for the distinguished Levinson Award for Excellence in Teaching at Harvard University. Previously she taught German courses in the Harvard Summer School, Boston University, Suffolk University, and MIT. In 2015, she received Boston College's "Affordable Course Materials Initiative Grant" to fund her project of sourcing online materials at zero-cost to students.


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