School: Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Jean Freedman has taught in the German program at GW since 2015. She holds a BA
in dramatic art from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an MA and PhD
in folklore from Indiana University. She has taught in departments of English, theater,
history, and women’s studies, in addition to German. Her research interests include folk
music, oral history, and the relationships among culture, history, and politics.