Faculty Research Areas

Our faculty focuses and engages in a number of Research Time Periods, as well as a growing list of Research Topics & Approaches. A summary of specializations for our Core Faculty is listed below:

Corinne Petra Crane
Associate Professor of the Practice of Germanic Languages

Topics & Approaches: Linguistics; Pedagogy
Stefani Engelstein
Professor of Germanic Languages and Literature

Periods: 18th Century; 19th Century; Romanticism & Idealism; Topics & Approaches: Aesthetics; Ancient-Modern Relations; Critical Race Studies; Gender Studies; Intellectual & Cultural History; Jewish Studies; Literary & Critical Theory/Philosophy & Literature; Political Theory; Science & Culture
Kata Gellen
Associate Professor of Germanic Languages and Literature

Periods: Modernism; 20th Century; Topics & Approaches: Austrian Studies; Film, Media & Visual Studies; Jewish Studies; Music/Sound
Jakob Norberg
Associate Professor of Germanic Languages and Literature

Periods: 19th Century; 20th Century; Topics & Approaches: Intellectual & Cultural History; Political Theory
Thomas Pfau
Alice Mary Baldwin Distinguished Professor of English

Periods: Modernism; 19th Century; Romanticism & Idealism; Topics & Approaches: Literary & Critical Theory/Philosophy & Literature; Music/Sound
Henry Pickford
Associate Professor in the Department of Germanic Languages and Literature

Topics & Approaches: Aesthetics; Literary & Critical Theory/Philosophy & Literature; Political Theory
Sarah Milne Pourciau
Assistant Professor of Germanic Languages

Periods: Modernism; 19th Century; 20th Century; Topics & Approaches: Literary & Critical Theory/Philosophy & Literature; Music/Sound; Science & Culture

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