Professor Fagan’s research and teaching interests include Germanic linguistics, theoretical linguistics, and the German language. Her publications range from studies that are theoretical in nature (The Syntax and Semantics of Middle Constructions: A Study with Special Reference to German, 1992) to those that are geared to the language learner (Using German Vocabulary, 2004). She teaches courses on German language and on various topics in German linguistics (phonetics and phonology, morphology, semantics, history of the language). Professor Fagan has been the Campus Advisor for the Academic Year in Freiburg program since 2000. From 1995 to 2004, she served as the Review Editor for the Journal of Germanic Linguistics (Cambridge University Press), a quarterly publication of the Society for Germanic Linguistics (SGL). She has been the President of the SGL since 2004.