Department ofGermanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures

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Department Head

Professor of German and Linguistics
second language acquisition; linguistics; psycholinguistics

Faculty

Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Comparative Literature and German
Teaching Professor of German and Jewish Studies
Associate Professor of German and Jewish Studies
20th- and 21st-century Literature and Film; Visual Studies; Holocaust Studies
Associate Professor of German
Director of Graduate Studies
19th- and 20th-century German literature; narrative theory; film history and theory
Associate Professor of History and German
Director of Undergraduate Studies
modern European history; German expansionism; labor history
Associate Teaching Professor of German
German Language Coordinator
Assistant Professor of Holocaust Studies and Visual Studies
Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literature and Jewish Studies
Helena Rubinstein University Endowed Fellow in the Humanities, 2021-2023
Assistant Professor of Slavic and Global and International Studies
Woskob Family Professor of Ukrainian Studies
Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures
literary translation; Ukrainian and Russian poetry; contemporary Ukrainian literature; Slavic women writers
Associate Professor of German and Linguistics
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies, College of the Liberal Arts
Germanic linguistics; historical phonology; Pennsylvania German
Professor of German Studies
Enlightenment; Romanticism; Asian-German cultural history; architectural aesthetics
Professor of German and Linguistics
Director, Program in Linguistics & Associate Director, Center for Language Science
Germanic Linguistics, Morphology, Syntax, Multilingualism, Language Contact
Liberal Arts Research Professor of Slavic and Comparative Literature
Russian literature; translation; migration and diaspora literature
(814) 865-1097

Graduate Students

Ph.D. Student in German Linguistics and Language Science
Ph.D. student in German Literature & Culture
Ph.D. candidate in German Linguistics
Treasurer, German Graduate Student Association
PhD student in German Linguistics and Languages Science
Ph.D. candidate in German linguistics and Language Science
Ph.D. candidate in German Linguistics and Language Science
PH.D. Candidate in Comparative Literature and German
Ph.D. Candidate in German Linguistics and Language Science
Ph.D. candidate in German Literature and Culture, Visual Studies
Ph.D. candidate in German Literature and Culture
Vice President, German Graduate Student Association
Ph.D. student, German Literature & Culture
Secretary, German Graduate Student Association
PH.D. Candidate in Comparative Literature and and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Graduate Minor in German
Ph.D. candidate in German Literature and Culture
Ph.D. candidate in German Linguistics and Language Science
President, German Graduate Student Association
Ph.D. candidate in German Literature and Culture
Ph.D. Student in German Linguistics and Language Science
Ph.D. candidate in German Literature and Culture

Faculty Affiliates

Associate Director of CALPER
Associate Research Professor of Applied Linguistics and German
(814) 863-3360
Professor of Modern European History, specializing in the History of 20th Century Germany
Librarian for Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures

Emeritus Faculty

Professor of Russian and Comparative Literature
19th- and 20th-century Russian literature and culture; Dostoevsky; folklore; literature and folklore under Nicholas I (1825-55)
Emeritus Professor of German and Comparative Literature
Emeritus Professor of German Literature and Medieval Studies

Faculty at other Campuses

Associate Professor of German, Penn State Altoona
Associate Professor of German, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College