Languages and Culture Studies
Adjunct Instructor and Internship Coordinator
Virtual Office Hours
By appointment. https://uncc.webex.com/meet/jlmourni
Jillian is an alumni of UNCC in International Studies and German with a minor in Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights and holds a master's degree magma cum laude from La Universidad para la Paz in Sustainable Peace with a concentration in media studies. At UNCC, she has taught both in-person and online courses in global connections focusing on media and peace and arts & society film with an emphasis on social justice issues through foreign films. She served for two years on the LBST diversity and inclusion committee and has completed the QM:Quality Matters certification for her global connections course.She has also worked in the non-profit sector for human trafficking lecturing at over 75 schools, organizations, and businesses throughout the country.
Post M.A. Graduate Certificate, Sustainable Development & Human Rights, The United Nations University for Peace (Universidad para la Paz,) Costa Rica. (2020)
M.A. Sustainable Peace, The United Nations University for Peace (Universidad para la Paz,) Costa Rica. (2014)
B.A. International Studies & German, The University of North Carolina Charlotte (2010) Staatsexamen, German Language, Goethe Institut-Berlin. (2010)
Lecturer, Department of Languages and Culture Studies, UNC Charlotte (2015-Present)
Specific Research Interests
She is currently working on a children's Holocaust book.