Christian Carlsen, who was an Austrian Fulbright Teaching Assistant at UNO, will be continuing his studies at Oxford University (Balliol College) this Fall.
Christian came to New Orleans in 2006, and after one year of teaching German enjoyed three more terms in New Orleans studying for an M.A. in English Literature and teaching freshmen in the English Department. The PhD project at Oxford involves Medieval English and Norse Literature, a field which he also treated in his M.A. thesis at UNO.
It has also been reported that he is a decent soccer and chess player and a good musician.