Professor Emeritus of German
Ph.D. in German Literature and Culture
Research/ Teaching Interests
- German and European literature and culture
- Online language, literature, and culture studies
- Anthologies and articles on Holocaust and exile literature
- Anthology entitled Memories of Carolinian Immigrants (2009, see books)
I grew up in Austria where I attending the University of Vienna. “I transferred to the University of Wisconsin in Madison where I received a Ph.D. in German Literature and Culture with a dissertation on Expressionism and the Weimar Republic. My scholarship and course development focuses on German language, literature, and culture, including interdisciplinary campus seminars, distance learning consortia, and fully online courses“.
Selected Professional Achievements
Professor of German in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, received research support from foundations here and abroad for publications on central European literature and culture, migrant memoirs, digital language exhibits (see DeutschTrails) and online pedagogy (see Digital Languages).