Faculty

Alison Frank Johnson

Alison Frank Johnson

Professor of History and of Germanic Languages and Literatures
Department Chair

Alison Frank Johnson received degrees in German and Russian at Williams College (B.A.) and in History at Harvard University (A.M. and Ph.D.). She also has...

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Barker Center 345 and
Center for European Studies 404
p: (617) 496-2443 and (617) 495-4329
Office Hours: Wednesday afternoons by appointment
Agnes Broomé

Agnes Broomé

Preceptor in Scandinavian
Director of Undergraduate Studies in Scandinavian

Agnes Broomé began her studies at the University of Edinburgh, where she completed an M.A. in Linguistics, followed by further studies in London, where...

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Barker Center 352
p: (617) 496-4158
Office Hours: By appointment
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Peter J. Burgard

Professor of German
Faculty Associate of the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies

Professor Burgard studied at The Johns Hopkins University (B.A.) and at the Universities of Cologne, Bonn, and Virginia (M.A., Ph.D.). He writes on poetry...

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Barker Center 361
p: (617) 496-4922
Office Hours: On leave Fall 2021
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Daniel Carranza

Fellow in Germanic Languages and Literatures (2020-2022)
Assistant Professor of Germanic Languages and Literatures (2022-)

Daniel Carranza studied German literature and philosophy in Portland (OR), Tübingen, Chicago, and Leipzig. He received his M.A. and Ph.D. from the...

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Barker Center 356
p: (617) 496-2135
Office Hours: Mondays 1-3
Peter Gordon

Peter Gordon

Amabel B. James Professor of History, Department of History

Peter Gordon is the Amabel B. James Professor of History, Faculty Affiliate in the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, and Faculty Affiliate...

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Center for European Studies 305
p: (617) 998-5419
Sean Kelly

Sean Kelly

Teresa G. and Ferdinand F. Martignetti Professor of Philosophy, Department of Philosophy

Sean Kelly earned an Sc.B. with Honors in Mathematics and Computer Science and an M.S. in Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences from Brown University in 1989...

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Emerson Hall 302
p: (617) 495-3915
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Joseph Koerner

Victor S. Thomas Professor of History of Art & Architecture, Department of History of Art & Architecture
Senior Fellow, Harvard Society of Fellows

Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and raised there and in Vienna, Joseph Leo Koerner studied at Yale University (B.A. 1980), Cambridge University (M.A....

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Sackler Building 520
p: (617) 496-3997
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Stephen Arthur Mitchell

Robert S. and Ilse Friend Professor of Scandinavian and Folklore
Curator, The Milman Parry Collection of Oral Literature
Chair, Folklore & Mythology

As an undergraduate, I attended the University of California, Berkeley (A.B. in Anthropology and Scandinavian Languages and Literatures), the University...

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Warren House
p: (617) 495-4788
Office Hours: On leave 2020-21
Lisa Parkes

Lisa Parkes

Senior Lecturer
Director of German Language Program
Director of Undergraduate Studies in German

Dr. Parkes completed her undergraduate degree in German and Music at the University of London and came to the U.S. for her graduate studies, completing...

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Barker 348
p: (617) 495-3548
Office Hours: By appointment
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Eric Rentschler

Arthur Kingsley Porter Professor of Germanic Languages and Literatures
Director of Graduate Studies

Eric Rentschler received his academic training in German literature, German history, and European intellectual history, studying in Stuttgart, Bonn, and...

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Barker Center 350
p: (617) 496-4930
Office Hours: Tuesdays 1-3

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