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Our faculty have expertise in German language and culture. They believe strongly in direct interaction with students, and many of our students develop lasting relationships with faculty that continue well beyond the four years spent at the college. This close link between students and faculty is one of the distinct advantages of an education at a small, liberal arts college like Saint Anselm.

Bro. Andrew Thornton, O.S.B.
Ph.D. German Studies and Humanities. Stanford University. 

Brother Andrew teaches basic, intermediate, and advanced German courses and the advanced course, Übersetzungskunst and Deutsche Erzähler. Brother Andrew's areas of specialization include Germanic linguistics, medieval theology and literature, translation, as well as ancient Chinese thinkers.

Julia Feldhaus, Ph.D.
Ph.D. Rutgers University.

Professor Feldhaus teaches elementary, intermediate and advanced German, as well as the topics courses German culture through film, business German and contemporary German storytellers. She specializes in women's writing and aestheticism in the 20th century. Her research interests also include popular and visual culture, women's studies and film.

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