Faculty

Cori Crane

Associate Professor of the Practice and German Language Program Director
116D - Old Chemistry (919) 660-3170

corinne.crane@duke.edu

Home Institution: Duke University

Specializations
  • Linguistics
  • Pedagogy

Eric Downing

Professor of German, English and Comparative Literature; Adjunct Professor of Classics
Dey Hall 436

edowning@email.unc.edu

Home Institution: University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Specializations
  • Modernism
  • Realism
  • Eighteenth Century
  • Nineteenth Century
  • Twentieth Century
  • Aesthetics
  • Ancient-Modern Relations
  • Literary and Critical Theory, Philosophy and Literature

Stefani Engelstein

Associate Professor of German
116C Old Chemistry (919) 660-3173

stefani.engelstein@duke.edu

Home Institution: Duke University

Specializations
  • Romanticism and Idealism
  • Eighteenth Century
  • Nineteenth Century
  • Aesthetics
  • Ancient-Modern Relations
  • Disability Studies
  • Gender Studies
  • Intellectual and Cultural History
  • Literary and Critical Theory, Philosophy and Literature
  • Political Theory
  • Science and Culture

Kata Gellen

Assistant Professor of German
116B Old Chemistry (919) 660-3168

kata.gellen@duke.edu

Home Institution: Duke University

Specializations
  • Modernism
  • Twentieth Century
  • Austrian Studies
  • Film, Media and Visual Studies
  • Jewish Studies
  • Music and Sound

Bryan Gilliam

Professor of Music and Germanic Languages and Literatures
067 Mary Duke Biddle (919) 660-3321

bgilliam@duke.edu

Home Institution: Duke University

Specializations
  • Twentieth Century
  • Austrian Studies
  • Music and Sound

Jonathan M. Hess

Professor of German, Moses M. and Hannah L. Malkin Distinguished Professor of Jewish History and Culture, Adjunct Professor of Religious Studies
443 Dey Hall

jmhess@email.unc.edu

Home Institution: University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Specializations
  • Eighteenth Century
  • Nineteenth Century
  • Austrian Studies
  • Intellectual and Cultural History
  • Jewish Studies
  • Popular Culture
  • Theater

Clayton Koelb

Guy B. Johnson Distinguished Professor of German; Professor of English and Comparative Literature
Dey Hall 443

ckoelb@email.unc.edu

Home Institution: University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Specializations
  • Modernism
  • Realism
  • Aesthetics
  • Literary and Critical Theory, Philosophy and Literature

Richard Langston

Zachary Smith Distinguished Term Associate Professor of German Literature
Dey Hall 430

relangst@email.unc.edu

Home Institution: University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Specializations
  • Modernism
  • Twentieth Century
  • Twenty-First Century
  • Film, Media and Visual Studies
  • Literary and Critical Theory, Philosophy and Literature
  • Political Theory

Priscilla Layne

Assistant Professor of German
Dey Hall 424

playne@email.unc.edu

Home Institution: University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Specializations
  • Twentieth Century
  • Twenty-First Century
  • Film, Media and Visual Studies
  • GDR
  • Gender Studies
  • Music and Sound
  • Popular Culture
  • Turkish-German and Afro-German

Laura Lieber

Associate Professor of Religion and Germanic Languages and Literatures; Assistant Director, Duke Center for Jewish Studies; Director, Duke-UNC Center for Late Ancient Studies
118B Old Chemistry (919) 660-3510

laura.lieber@duke.edu

Home Institution: Duke University

Specializations
  • Medieval and Early Modern
  • Jewish Studies
  • Poetics

Jakob Norberg

Associate Professor of German
116H Old Chemistry (919) 660-3161

jakob.norberg@duke.edu

Home Institution: Duke University

Specializations
  • Nineteenth Century
  • Twentieth Century
  • Intellectual and Cultural History
  • Political Theory

Thomas Pfau

Alice Mary Baldwin Professor of English; Professor of German and Member of the Duke Divinity School Faculty
116E Old Chemistry (919) 681-3098

pfau@duke.edu

Home Institution: Duke University

Specializations
  • Modernism
  • Romanticism and Idealism
  • Nineteenth Century
  • Literary and Critical Theory, Philosophy and Literature
  • Music and Sound

Henry Pickford

Associate Professor of German
116K Old Chemistry (919) 660-3089

henry.pickford@duke.edu

Home Institution: Duke University

Specializations
  • Aesthetics
  • Literary and Critical Theory, Philosophy and Literature
  • Political Theory

David Pike

Professor of German
Dey Hall 434

dpike@email.unc.edu

Home Institution: University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Specializations
  • Twentieth Century
  • GDR

Inga Pollmann

Assistant Professor of German, Adjunct Faculty, Comparative Literature,
Dey Hall 420

ipoll@email.unc.edu

Home Institution: University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Specializations
  • Modernism
  • Twentieth Century
  • Twenty-First Century
  • Aesthetics
  • Film, Media and Visual Studies
  • Literary and Critical Theory, Philosophy and Literature
  • Science and Culture

Aleksandra Prica

Assistant Professor of German
Dey Hall 432

aprica@email.unc.edu

Home Institution: University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Specializations
  • Medieval and Early Modern
  • Aesthetics
  • Film, Media and Visual Studies
  • Intellectual and Cultural History
  • Literary and Critical Theory, Philosophy and Literature
  • Poetics

Paul Roberge

Professor of Germanic Languages, Joint Professor of Linguistics, Chair, Department of Linguistics
Dey Hall 441

ptr@email.unc.edu

Home Institution: University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Specializations
  • Linguistics

Gabriel Trop

Associate Professor of German
Dey Hall 439

gtrop@email.unc.edu

Home Institution: University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Specializations
  • Romanticism and Idealism
  • Eighteenth Century
  • Aesthetics
  • Literary and Critical Theory, Philosophy and Literature
  • Poetics
  • Science and Culture

Ruth von Bernuth

Associate Professor of German
Dey Hall 423

rvb@email.unc.edu

Home Institution: University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Specializations
  • Medieval and Early Modern
  • Disability Studies
  • GDR
  • Jewish Studies
  • Popular Culture
  • Science and Culture

Ingeborg Walther

Associate Professor of the Practice in German and Associate Dean, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
116J Old Chemistry (919) 660-3163

waltheri@duke.edu

Home Institution: Duke University

Specializations
  • Twentieth Century
  • Linguistics
  • Music and Sound
  • Pedagogy
  • Theater

Christina Wegel

Senior Lecturer in German, Language Program Director
Dey Hall 414

wegel@email.unc.edu

Home Institution: University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Specializations
  • Twentieth Century
  • Pedagogy
  • Theater