Lawrence Glatz

Degree: Ph.D.


Department: Modern Language

Lawrence Glatz


Bilingual Education Foreign Language


  • Computers and language learning
  • Multimedia and language learning
  • The Internet and language learning


Lawrence Glatz, Ph.D., is a professor in the Department of Modern Languages at Metropolitan State University of Denver. He teaches elementary German, intermediate German, German civilization and German phonetics – theory and practice.

Glatz has been teaching at MSU Denver for nearly 25 years. Previously, he taught German language at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania State University. Glatz also volunteered as a German-language instructor at the Waldsee German Language Immersion Camp in Bemidji, Minnesota, for two summers. Glatz has been awarded the Excellence in Academic Advising Award, the Award for Outstanding Service to Students and the Bright Ideas/Best Practices Award during his time at MSU Denver.

Glatz has published over 10 academic works independently and across many topics, including “Teacher Training Involving Technology” and “The Curious Rebels of Heinrich Böll: Witnesses, Felons and Nonconformists.” He has given presentations at the Annual Conference of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages and the Annual Conference of the Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Social Imagery. Glatz also teaches workshops for other educators. His current research focuses on the writings of Nobel Prize for Literature laureate Heinrich Böll.

Glatz received his doctorate and master’s in German literature from Pennsylvania State University in 1995 and 1988, respectively, and a bachelor’s with honors in German from the University of Pennsylvania in 1984. During his master’s program, Glatz studied in Munich, Hamburg and Berlin.

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