German Studies

Teaching and research staff within the German Studies department.

Ms Anke Bohm
Language Tutor in German

Dr Wiebke Brockhaus-Grand 
Senior Lecturer in German Linguistics

Mr Thomas Despositos
Senior Language Tutor (German)

Prof Cathy Gelbin
Professor of Film and German Studies

Prof Matthew Jefferies
Professor of German History

Specialisms: German history (19th and 20th century); historiography;  architectural and urban history; German liberalism; photography and photobooks.

Prof Margaret Littler 
Professor of Contemporary German Culture

Specialisms: Turkish German literature; Minor Literature; Gilles Deleuze; Germans in 19th-century Manchester; science and the arts.

Dr Corinne Painter
Lecturer in German Cultural Studies