Middlebury Language Schools


Hans Gabriel

German School Faculty

Hans Gabriel is Associate Professor of German Studies at the UNC School of the Arts, the Performing Arts Conservatory of the University of North Carolina.  His B.A. is in German and Spanish, and he holds the M.A. and Ph.D. in German Language and Literature from the University of Virginia, with additional study at the University of Tübingen and the Free University, Berlin.  In addition to his current position, he has also taught at Ohio University, Washington State University, Wake Forest University and, for five summers beginning in 2004, in the Middlebury College German Summer School.  He has participated in a variety of Austrian- and German-sponsored seminars on teaching, literature and culture, as well as National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminars on Vienna in 2001 and on Translation in the Humanities in 2013.  His scholarly work includes publications on Adalbert Stifter, Gottfried Keller and Berthold Auerbach, on German-language Realism, on narrative theory and structure and on the German-language Novelle.