Doris Kirchner

Director of the German School


Doris Kirchner received her PhD in German Languages and Literatures from the University of Pennsylvania. She is  Professor Emerita of German at the University of Rhode Island where she also directed the German International Business Program. She has taught at the Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management and International Studies at the Wharton School, at Huazhong University in Wuhan, China and at Columbia University.

Her research interests include twentieth century German literature, especially literature of "Inner Emigration", regionalism, and representations of trauma in literature. Her publications focus on twentieth century German literature and the linkage of German with other disciplines.



Course List: 

The German School

Sunderland Language Center
Middlebury College
F: 802.443.2075

Mailing address
German School
14 Old Chapel Road
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT  05753

Tina Ellison, Coordinator