Credentials: PhD, German, UW-Madison
Position title: Associate Director
Phone: (608) 890-4585
1322A Van Hise Hall
1220 Linden Drive
Madison, WI 53706
Jana Martin serves as the Associate Director of the Language Institute. With the goal to strengthen and promote the teaching and learning of languages, Jana’s role focuses on the development of lecture series, workshops, and other professional development programs for faculty and staff in departments of languages, linguistics, literatures, and cultures. Jana’s native language is Slovak and she earned her PhD in German with a doctoral minor in Second Language Acquisition from UW-Madison in 2016. Jana’s administrative experience comes from diverse organizational contexts that include UW-Madison, a private PreK-12 school, and a non-profit organization.