Teaching and research staff within the German Studies department.
Dr Wiebke Brockhaus-Grand
Senior Lecturer in German Linguistics
Specialisms: Phonetics; Phonology; German Dialectology; German language skills.
Ms Dorit Fellner
Senior Language Tutor
Dr Melanie Födisch
Prof Cathy Gelbin
Professor of Film and German Studies
Specialisms: Modern German culture: film and literature; European and independent cinema; German-Jewish Culture; Holocaust representations.
Prof Matthew Jefferies
Professor of German History
Specialisms: German history (19th and 20th century); historiography; architectural and urban history; German liberalism; photography and photobooks.
Dr Elinor Parks
Language Tutor in German
Dr Sebastian Truskolaski
Lecturer in German Studies
Specialisms: Points of contact between modern and contemporary art, literature, and philosophy; Modern European thought from Kant to Derrida; aesthetic theory from Romanticism to the Frankfurt School; theories (and practices) of translation from Luther to Benjamin.
Honorary and Emeritus staff
Prof Margaret Littler
Emerita Professor of Contemporary German Culture