Iris Hahn-Santoro, M.A.
Heidelberg Center for American Studies
Curt und Heidemarie Engelhorn Palais
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IRIS HAHN-SANTORO received her M.A. in linguistics, Scandinavian studies and philosophy from the University of Cologne in 2002. She wrote her thesis on anglicisms and neologisms in contemporary Icelandic, focusing on computer terminology. After receiving her M.A., Hahn-Santoro served as a research assistant at the Arctic Studies Center at the Smithsonian Institute’s National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. She joined the HCA in August of 2009 and is responsible for the coordination of the MAS and BAS program.