Felecia Lucht

Director, Wisconsin Intensive Summer Language Institutes (WISLI)

APTLII Program Director


327 Ingraham Hall

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 Linguistics 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 and Brazilian Portuguese.

Csanád Siklós

Assistant Director for Students and Curriculum


331 Ingraham Hall

Csanád Siklós is Assistant Director for Students and Curriculum at the Institute for Regional and International Studies at UW-Madison. Prior to that, he was Assistant Director and Outreach Specialist for UW-Madison’s European Studies Centers. He has considerable experience in the field of language learning, having previously been a lecturer in Norwegian at UW-Madison, and a private consultant, editor, and translator for the Rosetta Stone and University Language Services. He has a doctorate in Scandinavian Studies from the University of Washington (2002). Csanád speaks native Hungarian, fluent Norwegian, and German.

Maksat Koshkarbayev

Spring 2019 APTLII Co-Coordinator


324 Ingraham Hall

Maksat has joined APTLII in January 2019 and is excited to work with the team. He is a graduate student in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis at UW-Madison and a project assistant at the Institute for Regional and International Studies. Maksat has six years of working experience in international education. His current Master’s degree program is in Global Higher Education.

Maksat speaks Russian and Kazakh fluently and German on an elementary level.