Resident Director, The American Junior Year at University of Heidelberg
Director, Heidelberg at Heidelberg Summer Program in Heidelberg, Germany
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Resident Director Dr. Hanne Heckmann holds a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and taught at a number of U.S. universities before coming to the American Junior Year program. As Resident Director, she coordinates the academic program and acts as liaison with Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg. Throughout the year, she keeps close contact with study abroad offices and advisors who send students to the AJY program. In addition, she makes annual site visits to partners and affiliated schools in the U.S. Dr. Heckmann provides academic counseling and assists students in selecting courses. She initiates and interprets program policies and procedures, and functions as advisor, counselor, and supervisor for research and independent study projects.