Faculty and Staff

Steven R. Cerf
George Lincoln Skolfield Jr. Professor of German
Turn-of-the-century Vienna, Thomas Mann, librettstic studies, German film, the Holocaust, and "Faust."
Jill Suzanne Smith
Associate Professor of German
Chair of German Department
Social Realism, Modernism, Gender & Sexuality Studies, Jewish Studies, and social, cultural & literary discourses on female sexuality
Birgit Tautz
Associate Professor of German
Eighteenth Century Studies, Romanticism, manifestations of race, ethnic and cultural differences in literature and film.

Emeriti Faculty

Helen L. Cafferty
William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of German and the Humanities Emerita
German drama and epic theater, gender and East German studies, literature, film, and culture since 1945, and post-unification film and literature
James L. Hodge
George Taylor Files Professor of Modern Languages and Professor of German Emeritus. (1961)
G.E. Lessing, FRiedreich Hebbel, Gerhart Hauptmann, European mythology, Sub-Saharan African mythology

Teaching Fellow & Teaching Assistants

Susanne Matejka

Teaching Fellow in German

Location: Sills Hall [ campus map » ]
Department Coordinator: Tammis Donovan
Dept. Phone: (207) 725-3782
Dept. Fax: (207) 725-3348