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Faculty & Staff


A. Kiarina Kordela
  • A. Kiarina Kordela
  • Director, Critical Theory; Professor of German Studies & Chair
  • Focuses on critical theory, philosophy, literature and literary theory, intellectual history, critical political economy, psychoanalysis, political theory, film theory, analysis of ideology, and biopolitics
  • 651-696-6524
Brigetta Abel
  • Brigetta Abel
  • Associate Professor (NTT) of German Studies; Director of Writing, Serie Center for Scholarship and Teaching
  • German film and literature, feminist studies, writing and languge pedagogy
  • 651-696-6960
Rachael Huener
David Martyn
  • David Martyn
  • Professor, German and Russian Studies
  • Focuses on comparative literature, literary theory, culture from the 18th century to the present, philosophy, and literature written in German by “foreign”-language authors
  • 651-696-6547
Ross Shields
  • Ross Shields
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of German Studies
  • Literature, philosophy, critical theory, the history of science, environmental humanities
  • 651-696-6528
Linda Schulte-Sasse
Amanda Wolfson

German Language Tutors, Fall 2023

  • Anna Jensen
  • Nadia Lanz
  • Rohan Lichtenberg
  • Clara Schilder Manning
  • Molly Nelson
  • Nini Yiu