William Collins Donahue
John J. Cavanaugh, CSC Professor of the Humanities
Chair, Department of German and Russian Languages and Literature
Spring 2018 Office Hours: WF 3:30-4:30, please make appointment with Ms. Bikowski
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
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Ph.D. 2002, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Professor Della Rossa 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.
Max Kade Distinguished Visiting Professor
Ph.D. 2009, Harvard University
Professor Faisst’s current research uses the lenses of race and class to interrogate spatial inequalities in contemporary American literature, photography, and film. Further specializations include the environmental humanities and comparative cultural memory.
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Ph.D. 2014, University of Michigan
Professor Hawkins’ research focuses on contemporary translation theory, practice of translation, linguistic approaches to translation, as well as continental philosophy, and rhetorical theory and history.
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
Professor Jones 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.
Assistant Teaching Professor
Executive Resident Director, Notre Dame Berlin Programs
Ph.D. 2016, Duke University and UNC-Chapel Hill
Professor Kaupp specializes in contemporary literature and film, with a focus on Turkish German fiction. He also has an active SoTL research agenda, and is interested in the latest trends in immersive study abroad programming.
Charlotte F. Lange
Fulbright German Language Teaching Assistant
M.A. 2017 in Education, Westfälische-Wilhelms-University of Münster
Robert E. Norton
Professor of German; Concurrent Professor of Philosophy
Ph.D. 1988, Princeton University
Professor Norton's specializations include 18th- through 20th-Century German literature and philosophy, aesthetics and ethics, and German intellectual history.
Visiting Professor and Artist in Residence
Ph.D. 2002, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany
Professor Pabsch is a renowned Berlin-based artist and art historian. His artistic mediums are painting, sculpture and photography. Prof. Pabsch has published books on art, architecture and urban design.
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.
Language Program Director of German
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.