German Studies

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
Language Tutor

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.

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 Elinor Parks
Language Tutor in German