Department of German, Nordic, Slavic & Dutch

Parent unit(s): College of Liberal Arts

Unit Contact Information

US mailing address: 320 Folwell Hall, 9 Pleasant St SE, Minneapolis MN 55455  Map

Campus mail address: 320 FolH, del code 0143

Phone number: (612) 625-2080

Fax number: (612) 624-8297

http://cla.umn.edu/gnsd

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Main Office Hours: M-F, 8:00-12:00 and 1:00-4:00

Employee Information

  • ChairCharlotte Melin, (612) 625-8037, melin005@umn.edu

    • Senior Office and Administrative Services SupervisorMelody Pauling, (612) 625-7399, pauli001@umn.edu

    • Executive Operations and Student Services SpecialistCathy Parlin, (612) 625-6835, parli002@umn.edu

    • Principal Office & Administrative SpecialistSara Retka, (612) 625-2080, meddo002@umn.edu

  • Director of Graduate StudiesMatthias Rothe, 328G Folwell Hall, (612) 625-9034, mrothe@umn.edu

  • Director of Language InstructionHelena Ruf, 327D Folwell Hall, (612) 625-3380, rahd0001@umn.edu

  • Director of Undergraduate StudiesJames Parente, Jr., 328E Folwell Hall, (612) 626-1620, paren001@umn.edu

  • Graduate Student Office , 425 Folwell Hall, (612) 625-9350

Faculty and Instructors

Professors: Gary Jahn, Anatoly Liberman, Richard McCormick, Charlotte Melin, Leslie Morris, James Parente Jr.

Professor Emeriti: Evelyn Firchow, NIls Hasselmo, Ruth-Ellen Joeres, Ruth-Ellen Joeres, J. Allen Simpson, Göran Stockenström, Arlene Teraoka, Gerhard Weiss, Monika Zagar, Jack Zipes

Associate Professor: Matthias Rothe

Associate Professor Emeriti: G. Lee Fullerton, Kaaren Grimstad, Ray Wakefield

Assistant Professor: Benjamin Bigelow

Lecturer: Eric Baker, Nadya Clayton, Ari Hoptman, Arsena Laneva-Lockney, Kirk Martinson, Erik McDonald, Lena Norrman, Jenneke Oosterhoff, Helena Ruf, Virginia Steinhagen, Hanna Zmijewska-Emerson

Teaching Specialist: Gunn Edberg-Caldwell, Aija Elg, Jacqueline Listemaa, Jennifer Peterson, DeeAnn Sime, Yana Taets

Education Specialist: Elizabeth Kautz

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