Ph.D. in German Literature, December 1984, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, Dissertation: “The Early German Pastoral Singspiel,” Thesis Director, Gerhard Dünnhaupt

Master of Arts in German, 1977, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Bachelor of Arts in German, with High Honors, 1976, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan

Phi Beta Kappa, Michigan State University, 1976

Foreign Study

Herzog August Bibliothek, Wolfenbüttel, Germany, Summer Seminar, 1981, Director Winfried Schulze, Munich, “Der gemeine Mann im 16. Jahrhundert” (“The Common Man in the 16th Century”)

Freie Universität, Berlin, 1978-1980, Fulbright Research Grant for study of the dramas of Nobel Laureate in Literature, Gerhart Hauptmann

Eberhard Karls Universität, Tübingen, Summer 1977, DAAD Teachers’ Seminar for College Teachers of German

Albert Ludwigs Universität, Freiburg, 1974-1975, Junior Year in Freiburg Program

Post-graduate Seminars

DAAD Cornell Summer Seminar, Cornell University, 1987, Director Peter Uwe Hohendahl, Cornell, “Was there a German Sonderweg?”

Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington DC, Summer Seminar, 1986, Director Thomas Brady, University of California, Berkeley, “The Reformation: Sources and Texts,” including a paleography seminar

NEH Summer Seminar, Yale University, 1985, Director Jeffrey Sammons, Yale University, “Jewish Authors of German Literature”


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