Geoffrey Atherton, Associate Professor of German Studies, Chair of the German Department

Geoffrey Atherton

Associate Professor of German Studies, Chair of the German Department

Literature and culture of 18th century Germany • Modernism • City of Berlin and memory


Suzuko Knott, Assistant Professor of German

Suzuko Knott

Assistant Professor of German

Contemporary German language and literature • Film and media studies • Gender and women's studies


Karolin Machtans, Assistant Professor of German Studies

Karolin Machtans

Assistant Professor of German Studies

(On sabbatical Spring 2015)

20th and 21st century German literature and film, with a special focus on post-1945 German history and culture, minorities and transnationalism • Representations of the Holocaust • Gender studies • Memory studies • Translation studies • Interdisciplinary approaches to environmentalism and urban space


Angela Gulielmetti

Adjunct Assistant of German Studies

Associated Faculty

Marc Forster, Henry B. Plant Professor of History, Director of the Toor Cummings Center for International Studies and the Liberal Arts (CISLA)

Marc Forster

Henry B. Plant Professor of History, Director of the Toor Cummings Center for International Studies and the Liberal Arts (CISLA)

Early modern Germany (1500-1800) • German Catholicism, popular religion and popular culture, rural society