Department Contacts

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We share scholarly expertise in German language, literature, film, history, and culture, and are passionate about teaching. We take an active interest in our students and boast a substantial publication and professional service record.

Scott Denham

  • Chair & Dana Professor of German Studies

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • Germany
  • Holocaust
  • Literary Translation


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Emily Frazier-Rath

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of German Studies
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Burkhard Henke

  • Professor of German Studies

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • Eighteenth-Century German Literature
  • Second Language Acquisition and Assessment
  • Educational Technology


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Maggie McCarthy

  • Professor of German Studies | Chair of Film & Media Studies

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • Contemporary German Literature and Film
  • Feminism
  • Film Studies
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Susan Archer

  • Department Coordinator


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