Meet our language assistants
Anne-Laure Bouchet of France received her bachelor’s degree in English and history from the Université Paris-Ouest-Nanterre-la-Défense and her master’s degree in international relations from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques d’Aix-en-Provence. Her master’s focused on international organizations, development aid and the Middle East region; her thesis revolved around the evolution of French development aid policies in the aftermath of the Arab Spring. She is also interested in anthropology, development policies, cross-cultural studies and linguistics.
Carmela Lopez Gimenez
Carmela Lopez Gimenez of Spain received her bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature, with German as second language from the University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain. As part of her undergraduate degree, she was an exchange student at the University of Essex in the United Kingdom. She also holds a master’s in language teaching from the University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain, and a master’s in translation and intercultural mediation from the University of Salamanca, Spain. Other topics of interest include postcolonial literature and gender studies, task-based learning, and translations of Galician authors into Spanish.
Paul Schulte of Germany earned his bachelor’s degree from the Ruhr-University of Bochum and is currently pursuing master’s degree there. His undergraduate work was focused on 19th and 20th century German history, British history and politics, and the relationship between Britain and the European Union. For his masters, he is studying teaching methods for foreign languages and history. He spent a semester abroad at Newcastle University and plans to become a teacher in Germany.