Uni-Tübingen

President

Prof. Dr. Bernd Engler
Wilhelmstraße 5 (Alte Botanik)
72074 Tübingen
Germany
Phone +49 7071 29-72512
E-Mail: rektor[at]uni-tuebingen.de

Manager of the President’s Office Judith Weishaupt Phone +49 7071 29-72510
Assistant Dr. Tina Schäfer Phone +49 7071 29-72541
Secretariat

Beate Weiss

Karin Görz

Phone +49 7071 29-72512, -72513

Phone +49 7071 29-77703

Biography

1954
Born

in Speyer

1980
First state exam

in English and German at the University of Freiburg

1981
Magister degree

in English, German and PhilosophyIn Anglistik, Germanistik und Philosophie

1983
PhD

title of thesis: Die amerikanische Ode: Gattungsgeschichtliche Untersuchungen

1989
Habilitation

Title: Fiktion und Wirklichkeit: Zur narrativen Vermittlung erkenntnisskeptischer Positionen bei Nathaniel Hawthorne und Herman Melville

1989 - 1990
Visiting Professor

Department of English, University of Massachusetts

1991
Visiting Scholar

University of Sussex, UK

1991
Interim Professor of American Studies

University of Erlangen-Nürnberg

1991 - 1992
Research Fellow

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

seit 1992
Professor of American Studies

at the University of Tübingen

1996
Visiting Professor

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

1998 - 2000
Dean

of the Faculty of Modern Languages

2001
Award

Baden-Württemberg Teaching Award

2004 - 2006
Vice-Dean

of Finance and Personell at the Faculty of Modern Languages

Since Oktober 2006
President

and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Tübingen

seit 2007
Member

of the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and Humanities

26.09.2013
Honorary doctorate

from Dôshisha University, Japan