David Pike

Professor of German

David Pike has spent the better part of his professional life studying cultural issues associated with the ideological and political history of German communism. He is the author of German Writers in Soviet Exile, 1933-1945 (U of North Carolina P, 1982), Lukács and Brecht (U of North Carolina P, 1985) and The Politics of Culture in Soviet-Occupied Germany, 1945-1949 (Stanford UP, 1992). With the support of the Volkswagen-Stiftung, he continues gather materials for a book on Soviet politics and cultural policy in Soviet-occupied Germany covering the years 1950 through 1956.

Education: 
  • Ph.D., Germanic Languages and Literatures, Stanford University
Office Location: 
Dey Hall 434

Home Institution: University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Specializatons: 
  • Twentieth Century
  • GDR