Ulrike Johnson
Curriculum Vitae

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Contact Information
 
e-mail: ulrike.johnson@gmx.net
 
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Personal Data
 
Maiden Name Ulrike Junge
 
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Education
 
Fall 1996 
Spring 2003
M.A. in History and Art History at the University of Leipzig, Germany.
 
September 1992
June 1996
Attended the Humboldt Gymnasium, Leipzig, Germany. Completion of Abitur diploma, comparable to first two years of an American college or university.
 
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Experience
 
July 2003
- Present
Freelance consultant for Historic Morven, Inc. Obtaining copyright permissions for the publication "Morven - Memory, Myth and Reality", scheduled for publication in 2004.
 
June 2003
- Present
Part-time office Assistant for EuroStyle, Inc., an importer of fine bathroom furniture. Duties include desktop publishing, webpage design and general office work like data entry and customer service.
 
October 2001
- November 2002
Freelance language editor (English/German) for Echo International, Pittsburgh (business, technical). Did also translations and interpretation for ABC Language Solutions, Pittsburgh and taught German for Echo International.
 
Winter - Fall 2002   Created German audio transcripts for the Department of Modern Languages (Prof. Dr. Hallstein), Carnegie Mellon University. Worked also as a Modern Language Assistant for German.
 
December 2000
- December 2001  
Work as a Freelance Guide for Art History for clickfish.com. Created an internet guide for art history, conducted web research, wrote weekly articles, moderated a forum.
 
September 2000
- July 2001  
Webmaster for the webpage of the Art History Institute at the University of Leipzig, Germany.
 
November 1999 - June 2001   Student Research Assistant at the Volkswagen foundation sponsored database project DISKUS (Digital Information System of Art and Social History) at the Art History Institute, University of Leipzig. Created digital documents on 18th century artist Adam Friedrich Oeser and on Leipzig scholars from 15th to 20th century. Worked with database software Hida3 and the iconography system ICONCLASS.
 
February 2000
March 2000
Internship at the Kustodie (art collection) at the University of Leipzig. 
Conducted archive research on the late-19th century main university building, destroyed in 1968.
 
March - April 1999 Internship at the Kustodie (art collection) at the University of Leipzig. 
Helped prepare an exhibition about the University of Leipzig in the mid 18th century. Researched important scholars and students of the university of this time period and wrote short biographies for the exhibition catalog "Goethe und Leipzig", Leipzig 1999.
 
Sept. Nov. 1999
August Sept. 1998
August Sept. 1997
Seasonal work as a Student Assistant Excavator for the Saxony State Office of Archaeology, Dresden, Germany (Sächsisches Landesamt für Archäologie). Excavation and documentation work at three archaeological sites near Leipzig.
 
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Projects
 
March 2000 Translation of the essay "Jacques Lipchitz" from Bert van Bork from English into German for the book "Bert van Bork - Künstlerportraits" (Bert van Bork - artist portraits), published in Leipzig 2000 by the university of Leipzig through Dr. Behrends.
 
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Volunteer Work
 
June 2002
March 2003
Volunteer at the Senator John Heinz Pittsburgh Regional History Center, Archives. Transcription and Translation of 19th century German cemetery records.
 
June 1997
March 1998
Member of the Fachschaftsrat of the History Department at the University of Leipzig, a represantative organ of the students of this department.
 
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Special Knowledge
 
Languages German (native language)
English, fluent (TOEFEL test 1999)
Latin, translation capability (Latinum, Latin proficency exam, 1997)
Russian, basic knowlegde (1988 - 1993 school class)
French, basic knowledge
 
Computer Experience with Mac and PC
Microsoft Office
HTML page design
Quickbooks and ACT!
Experience with database software Hida3
 
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