College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Jimmy D. Morrison

Lecturer
B.A. and M.A., German, University of Kansas
Lecturer and Director, Center for German for the Professions
Interim Director, Max Kade Center
Primary office:
785-864-9173
2089 Wescoe

Teaching interests: German for business and professional use

Mr. Morrison has over thirty years experience in international business in the United States, Europe, and South America. He has worked in international transportation, telecommunications, data transmission, power generation and distribution as well as the automotive industry. He has more than a decade of experience as a lecturer and program director in the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures as well as the KU School of Business. He is a certified Prüfungspartner (testing specialist) of the Goethe Institut.

Mr. Morrison currently lectures at KU on international business issues as well as German business culture. He also coordinates the Department's Summer Internship Program in Eutin, Germany.

Mr. Morrison holds a B.A. and M.A. from the University of Kansas and attended the Universität Erlangen/Nürnberg. He is certified by the German Chamber of Industry and Commerce as an Industriekaufmann after having completed an accredited program with Siemens in Germany covering all aspects of commercial administration.

Mr. Morrison has served as member of the board of directors of the American Public Transit Association (APTA) as well as the Railway Progress Institute (RPI) governing board. He currently sits on the advisory board of the Max-Kade Center for German-American Studies at KU.


Calendar of the Department of Germanic Languages & Literatures
Mar 07
Schulerkongress 2015
All day
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Berlin's Lichtgrenze Thanks to Sara Anderson, German Studies and Global & International Studies major, for calling our attention to "Lichtgrenze." This temporary installation of 8000 illuminated white balloons in the center of Berlin recalls the dimensions and brutality of the Wall that divided the city from 1961-1989.
LICHTGRENZE
Vom 7. bis zum 9. November 2014 wird das innerstädtische Berlin von der Bornholmer Straße über den Mauerpark und die Gedenkstätte Bernauer Straße, zum Reichstag,…

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