Engaging Minds, Transforming Lives

Faculty Experts

Erika Berroth

Associate Professor of German



Staatsexamen: State Board Examination - MA; Postgraduate Degree in English Studies; Ph.D. ,Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen, Germany; University of Nottingham, England; University of California, Santa Barbara 2013



Transnational Identity Narratives - Contemporary German Language Literature by Autors with Migration Backgrounds in East Central Europe;

Environmental Humanities in German Studies - Eco-Texts and Eco-Film, Eco-Pedagogy, Cultures of Environmentalism, Eco-criticism, Identity Politics and Notions of Home

Heinrich von Kleist (1777-1811) - Perspectives on a German Classic

Germany and the New Europe - The New Berlin, Contemporary German Culture, Traditions and Innovations in Memory Cultures, Sports Cultures and National Identity





Honors & Awards

Southwestern University Teaching Award 2005. Awards and Fellowships to support research projects abroad. (DAAD, Mellon, Cullen, Sam Taylor, and others)

Specific subjects or issues you can knowledgeably discuss:

Study Abroad Intercultural Learning Contemporary German Literature The New Europe European/German History and Culture German History German Film and others

I am willing to talk to the media: yes

I am willing to talk to community groups about my area of expertise: yes

Can you do interviews in Spanish? no

Other languages you are fluent in:

Experience with the news media (especially electronic media):

Contact Details:
(512) 863-1739(office)
Office: Olin 319