Faculty

Cori Crane

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
  • Pedagogy
  • Linguistics
  • Applied Linguistics
Eric Downing

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

Stefani Engelstein

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

stefani.engelstein@duke.edu

Home Institution: Duke University

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

Kata Gellen

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

kata.gellen@duke.edu

Home Institution: Duke University

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

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
Clayton Koelb

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

Richard Langston

Associate Professor
Dey Hall 430

relangst@email.unc.edu

Home Institution: University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

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

Priscilla Layne

Associate Professor of German
Dey Hall 424

playne@email.unc.edu

Home Institution: University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

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

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
  • Poetics
  • Jewish Studies
  • Medieval and Early Modern
Jakob Norberg

Jakob Norberg

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

jakob.norberg@duke.edu

Home Institution: Duke University

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

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

Henry Pickford

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

henry.pickford@duke.edu

Home Institution: Duke University

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

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

Inga Pollmann

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

ipoll@email.unc.edu

Home Institution: University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

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

Aleksandra Prica

Assistant Professor of German
Dey Hall 432

aprica@email.unc.edu

Home Institution: University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

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

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

Gabriel Trop

Associate Professor of German
Dey Hall 439

gtrop@email.unc.edu

Home Institution: University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

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

Ruth von Bernuth

Associate Professor of German
Dey Hall 423

rvb@email.unc.edu

Home Institution: University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

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

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
  • Pedagogy
  • Music and Sound
  • Linguistics
  • Theater and Performance Studies
  • Twentieth Century
Christina Wegel

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
  • Theater and Performance Studies