Faculty & Contact


A Note on Faculty

Not only can you receive support from our faculty in Bowling Green, but we also have a number of knowledgeable Faculty at the University of Salzburg to help you with all of your academic and research needs.

Faculty in German at BGSU

Kristie A. Foell, Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley. 20th-century literature, film, music, international studies.  (foell@bgsu.edu)

Christina Guenther, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison. Holocaust studies, contemporary German/ Austrian literary and cultural studies, foreign language pedagogy, theater.  (cguenth@bgsu.edu)

Geoffrey C. Howes, Ph.D., University of Michigan. Austrian literature and culture, twentieth-century literature, German studies. (ghowes@bgsu.edu)

Edgar Landgraf, Ph.D. -- Johns Hopkins University. 18th & 19th-century literature, literary theory; anthropological, philosophical, and sociological approaches to literary criticism. (elandgr@bgsu.edu)

Theodore Rippey, Ph.D, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Modern literature, cinema, Bertolt Brecht, culture of the Weimar Republic and the National Socialist period. Currently, Associate Dean in Arts and Sciences. (theodor@bgsu.edu)

AYA Austria faculty members, fall 2013

Fritz Baier, M.A., College of Education, Salzburg, internship director, Geography.

Johann Baumgartner, M.A., Department of German, University of Salzburg. Pedagogy, German Grammar and Composition (Mittelstufe II)

Christina Guenther, Ph.D., fall 2014-15 BGSU faculty director in Salzburg

Ute Januschka, Ausbildungsstätte St. Josef, Salzburg, Geography.

Helga Mitterhumer, Ph.D., Deutsch-Studio Salzburg. Business German.

Manfred Mittermayer, Ph.D., Department of German, University of Salzburg, Assistant director.

Wilfried Schaber, Ph.D., History of Art

Eva-Maria Stuppnik-Bazzanella, M.A., Department of German, University of Salzburg. German Grammar and Composition (Mittelstufe I, Oberstufe)

Hanna Wallinger, Ph.D
., American Studies, University of Salzburg, academic director