Emeritus Faculty

Christa T. Johns

Lecturer Emeritus

Office: Dept of Germanic Languages and, Box 90256, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Dept of Germanic Languages and, Box 90256, Durham, NC 27708-0256

Phone: (919) 660-3160

ctjohns@duke.edu

Christa T. Johns holds a Ph.D. from the Free University of Berlin in Early Modern German History. Her dissertation on Luthers Konzilsidee was published in 1965 by Walter de Gruyter Press, Berlin. In 1965 she emigrated to the United States where she taught German language and literature at MIT until... Full Profile »

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Michael M. Morton

Research Professor Emeritus in the Department of Germanic Languages and Literature

Office: 116E Old Chemistry, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90256, Durham, NC 27708-0256

Phone: (919) 660-3169

mmorton@duke.edu

Ann Marie Rasmussen

Professor Emerita of Germanic Languages and Literature

Office: 116C Old Chemistry, German Department, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90256, German Department, Durham, NC 27708-0256

Phone: (919) 660-3173

annmarie.rasmussen@duke.edu

I came to Duke University in 1988 from the "Deutsches Seminar" of the University of Berne in Switzerland, where I taught as an assistant professor for 2-1/2 years. I have held a variety of leadership positions at Duke University, including chairing the German department from 1/1/06 to 1/1/08 and... Full Profile »

James L. Rolleston

Professor Emeritus

Office: 116L Old Chemistry, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90256, Durham, NC 27708-0256

Phone: (919) 660-3162

jroll@duke.edu

I arrived in German Studies through a love of poetry and specifically of Rilke’s poetry. Both my M.A. and my Ph.D. theses were on Rilke, and I realize now that Rilke has subtly influenced my choice of other topics for scholarly work, through the magisterial power and scope of his language; through... Full Profile »