Gerd Gemünden

Academic Appointments
  • Professor of German Studies

  • Professor of Film and Media Studies

  • Professor of Comparative Literature

  • The Sherman Fairchild Professor in the Humanities

Gerd Gemünden is the Sherman Fairchild Professor of the Humanities, and Professor of German Studies, Film and Media Studies, and Comparative Literature. He currently serves as Chair of the Program in Comparative Literature.

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330 Dartmouth Hall
HB 6084


  • B.A. Universität Tübingen
  • M.A. University of Oregon
  • Ph.D. University of Oregon

Selected Publications

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Works In Progress

  • Guest editor (with Noah Isenberg) of special section of New German Critique, devoted to the History of German Film Criticism (forthcoming Fall '20)

  • Toni Erdmann (monograph on Maren Ade's film, to be published in the series "German Film Classics" by Camden House Press)