Emeriti Faculty

Emeriti Faculty


Vera B. Profit

Professor of German and Comparative Literature
Ph.D., the University of Rochester

Her specializations include post-1945 literature of the German-speaking countries, 20th-Century German lyric poetry, French poetry between the world wars, and the interrelationship of psychology and literature. Prof. Profit's fourth book The Devil Next Door: Toward a Literary and Psychological Definition of Human Evil was published in 2014. 
Since the publication of her latest book, she has been an invited speaker as part of the Hesburgh Lecture Series. She also delivered lectures at the Jewish Federation of St. Joseph Valley, St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, Elkhart, IN, Alverno College, Milwaukee, WI and has twice participated in the annual conference sponsored by the de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture at ND.

Office: 542 Flanner Hall | Phone: (574) 631-5082 | Email | CV



Albert K. Wimmer

Associate Professor of German, Fellow of the Medieval Institute, Fellow of the Nanovic Institute for European Studies

Ph.D. 1975, Indiana University

His specializations include medieval German literature, language pedagogy, history of the German language, business German, contemporary German issues, and translation. Email | Home Page