Elizabeth Bredeck has been an instructor at the UC San Diego English Language Institute since 2012. Prior to that she was a member of the UC San Diego Literature Department for 13 years, designing and teaching courses in German language, literature, and culture. She supervised graduate teaching assistants, and was a reader for the AP German language exam. Her publications include a book on the language philosopher Fritz Mauthner (1992).
She joined UC San Diego's English Language Institute after earning her TEFL certificate and teaching English at the university in Goettingen, Germany. Partial to courses with an academic focus, she especially enjoys teaching grammar and reading. A member of CATESOL, she is also a freelance translator, most recently of The Jewish Body. A History by Robert Juette.