William Collins Donahue
John J. Cavanaugh, CSC Professor of the Humanities
Chair, Department of German and Russian Languages and Literature
Fall 2016 Office Hours: MW 3:45-5:00, and by appointment
Associate Professor of German
Ph.D. 2006, Yale University
Professor Boes specializes in the modernist period, the theory and history of the novel, and in cultural interactions between Germany and the world at large.
Denise M. Della Rossa
Ph.D. 2002, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Director of Undergraduate Studies
She specializes in 19th-Century German women's writing, in which she pursues the process by which women developed a literary consciousness.
Assistant Professor of German
Ph.D. 2004, University of Heidelberg
Professor Dutt’s specializations include literary hermeneutics, the theory and methodology of conceptual history, and modern German literature.
Fulbright Teaching Assistant
M.A. Student in English, History, Religion, University of Paderborn
Daniel is interested in the fields of historical culture and historical identity, especially the relation between society and history, and in how far history is used to predict future developments.
Guest Research Associate Professor
Ph.D. 2012, Technical University Berlin, Center for Research on Anti-Semitism
Her general area of interest is Jewish history and the history of the Holocaust. Within that field, she focuses on the economic and social history with a particular interest in the history of trust and violence. She is also interested in the history of Jews and non-Jews in postwar Germany.
Ph.D. 1982, and Dr. habil. 1986, Tubingen
Paul G. Kimball Chair of Arts and Letters, Professor of German, Concurrent Professor of Philosophy, Concurrent Professor of Political Science, Founding Director of Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study. Professor Hosle's specializations include philosophy (metaphysics, ethics, political philosophy, aesthetics) and intellectual history.
Assistant Professor of German
PhD. 2012, University of Pennsylvania
CJ specializes in medieval religious culture, in particular German Dominican spirituality, and is embarking on new research on vernacular chronicles of religious orders in medieval Germany.
Visiting Assistant Professional Specialist
Resident Director, Notre Dame Berlin Program
Ph.D. 2016, Duke University and UNC-Chapel Hill
He specializes in contemporay literature and film, with broader research interests in gender and sexuality studies. He also has an active scholarship of teaching and learning research agenda.
Robert E. Norton
Associate Vice President for Internationalization in Notre Dame International; Professor of German; Concurrent Professor of Philosophy
Ph.D. 1988, Princeton University
His specializations include 18th- through 20th-Century German literature and philosophy, aesthetics and ethics, and German intellectual history.
Mark W. Roche
Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C. Professor of German; Concurrent Professor of Philosophy
Ph.D. 1984, Princeton University
Professor Roche teaches courses in German language, literature, intellectual history, and film as well as broader courses in the humanities. His publications have been on German literature and on philosophy, film, and higher education.
M.A. in German 1994, University of Notre Dame
Professor Weber specializes in second language acquisition and pedagogy. Her additional interests include German music, with a focus on German Lieder.
Max Kade Visiting Professor
Ph.D. 2011, University of Bielefeld, Germany
His research focuses on migration history in the 19th and 20th centuries with a special interest in the history of the global Jewish diaspora and postwar Germany. Currently he is working on a monograph on the social and cultural history of German-German relations during the period of the Berlin Wall, 1961-1989.
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