Portrait of Felecia Lucht


Director, Wisconsin Intensive Summer Language Institutes (WISLI)



B439 Medical Sciences Center

Felecia Lucht is the Director of the Wisconsin Intensive Summer Language Institutes (WISLI) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  Dr. Lucht has an MA and PhD in German with a PhD minor in Second Language Acquisition from UW-Madison.  She holds an MA in International Affairs with a concentration in Comparative and Regional Studies from the School of International Service (SIS) at the American University in Washington, DC.  She has a BA from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point where she completed a double major in German and International Studies, and a minor in Russian.  Prior to her role as WISLI Director, Lucht taught language classes and courses in second language acquisition, foreign language methodology, and foreign language testing.  Lucht has studied German and Russian (and some Dutch), and is currently learning Arabic, Brazilian Portuguese and Turkish.

Sarah Lake


Assistant, Wisconsin Intensive Summer Language Institutes

Sarah is a student assistant at WISLI at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is a graduate student at Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis: Global Higher Education program. She has a BA from the University of Northern Iowa where she majored in Spanish and Global Studies. She spends her free time working on embroidery, reading, and keeping up with her Spanish by watching telenovelas.