ANN: Dissertations in German Studies

List, Dissertations in German Studies

(x-posted from H-Net)

Dear colleagues, 

The German Studies Association ( will post information in its spring newsletter about dissertations completed in any area of German (i.e., Austrian, German, Swiss, German diasporic) Studies (any discipline or interdisciplinary). If you received your Ph.D. in 2019, 2020, or 2021, you may be listed in our newsletter. If you have supervised a dissertation that was completed in 2019, 2020, or 2021 that has not already been listed, please encourage the author to submit a description following the guidelines below. 

Send an email to the GSA President, Dr. Janet Ward ( by 30 April, 2021. Please type “GSA dissertation list” in the subject line. Be sure to include, in this order: 

1. Name (last, first) 

2. Title of dissertation 

3. Institution and department in which it was defended 

4. Name of dissertation director(s)

5. Month and year of defense (or degree if no defense) 

6. Abstract of the dissertation of 200 or fewer words in either English or German. (150 words is desired length, 200 words an absolute limit.) 

Please forward this notice to any institutions or individuals for whom you believe it is relevant. 


Dr. Janet Ward

President, German Studies Association 

Brammer Presidential Professor of History

Senior Associate Vice President for Research & Partnerships The University of Oklahoma