Chair(s)
Alison C. Guenther-Pal (chair)
  • Maria G. Carone
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    Visiting Assistant Professor of German
    Campus Phone: 920-832-7182
    Education: UW Madison: Joint PhD (German, Italian) University Bonn: M.A. (German, Italian and English Language & Literature) University Cologne: B.A. (Spanish Linguistics), M.A. (Translation Theory & Practice)
    Interests: Migrant and travel literature, German and Italian female writers, theory of language and power, minority languages, linguistic diversity, bilingualism and hybrid transfer, second language acquisition,
    Campus Address: Main Hall Room 417 German
    Years at Lawrence: 2015-
  • Alison C. Guenther-Pal
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    Associate Professor of German
    Campus Phone: 920-832-6670
    Education: University of California at Santa Cruz, B.A.; University of Minnesota, M.A., Ph.D.
    Interests: German cinema; 20th century German cultural studies; critical identity studies; radical pedagogies; film theory; equity, inclusion, and social justice in higher education
    Campus Address: Main Hall Room 204 German
    Years at Lawrence: 2007-
  • Brent Peterson
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    Professor of German
    Campus Phone: 920-832-6663
    Education: Johns Hopkins University, B.A.; University of Iowa, M.A.; University of Minnesota, Ph.D.
    Interests: construction of national and ethnic identities; the intersection of historical fiction and history; the “long 19th century” 1789-1918; post-war, post-wall experiences of both Germanies
    Campus Address: Main Hall Room 209 German
    Years at Lawrence: 2002-
  • Vanessa D. Plumly
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    Assistant Professor of German
    Campus Phone: 920-832-6688
    Education: Bethany College, BA; University of Kentucky, MA; University of Cincinnati, PhD
    Interests: Black German Studies, German Jewish Studies, Queer Studies, postwar and post-Wall Germany, film and visual culture, Fin-de-siècle Vienna
    Campus Address: Main Hall Room 302 German
    Years at Lawrence: 2019-