• German language, culture, and linguistics:
  • German Society Past and Present
  • The Structure of German
  • Advanced Grammar
  • German Culture Today
  • The Immigrant Experience: Indiana Germans


  • 2014. Hoyt-Reichmann Scholar of German-American Studies 
  • 2016. "The Immigrant Experience: Indiana Germans" designated an Indiana Bicentennial Legacy Project


  • 2012. Roesch, Karen A. Language maintenance & language death: The decline of Texas Alsatian. Culture and Language Use, Vol. 6. pp. xv + 253. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 
  • 2017. Roesch, Karen A. "Mir reda ka richtiges Dietsch: Self-stigmatization in German-American dialects." >Yearbook of German-American Studies.
  • 2015. Pierce, Marc, Hans C. Boas, & Karen Roesch. The History of Front Rounded Vowels in New Braunfels German. Germanic heritage languages in North America: Acquisition, attrition and change, Joseph Salmons & Janne B. Johannessen (eds.)Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
  • 2010. Boas, Hans C., M. Pierce, H, Weilbacher, Karen Roesch & G. Halder. The Texas German Dialect Archive: a multi-media resource for research, teaching, and outreach. Journal of Germanic Linguistics.