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Assistant Professor

University of Central Oklahoma () - Modern Languages, Lit, Cultural Std ,

Education and Certifications

  • Ph.D., German Studies, Vanderbilt University, 2020
  • M.A., German Studies, California State University Long Beach, 2013
  • B.A., German Studies and Studio Art, California State University Long Beach, 2010


Sophia Clark, Ph.D., joined the Modern Languages Department at UCO in 2020. Her research focuses on German literature and drama of the late 18th and early 19th centuries, and she specializes in questions of justice and legal reform thought in plays of the 18th century. She has presented at international conferences on the topics of legal reform in the plays of August Wilhelm Iffland, film adaptations of Heinrich von Kleist’s Michael Kohlhaas, and early German Gothic poetry.

Clark is an enthusiastic instructor of German and believes that language, literature, and cultural studies is an essential part of college education and life-long learning. She also encourages students to put their classroom learning to use by participating in Study Abroad and summer language immersion programs. As an undergraduate, she studied German and Art History as an exchange student at the University of Heidelberg, as well as Print Making and Fashion Drawing at the Technical University of Hamburg. She is always happy to talk to students about finding ways to go abroad for their education.

Office Hours

TR 1-1:50 p.m. and by appointment.

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