Faculty profiles

Emma Betz

Associate Professor

Applied linguistics (conversation analysis, interactional linguistics)

Applied linguistics (sociolinguistics, bilingualism, discourse analysis, conversation analysis, language and identity, German migration)

Michael Boehringer

Associate Professor

Literary and cultural studies (19th-21st-century Austrian literature, gender and migration studies, masculinity studies)

Paul M. Malone

Associate Professor, Associate Chair Graduate Studies, and Associate Chair Undergraduate Studies

Literary and cultural studies (film, performance theory, translation, graphic novels)

James M. Skidmore

Department Chair / Professor and Director, Waterloo Centre for German Studies

Literary and film studies (contemporary German literature and culture, comparative literature, politics in literature and film, online learning)

Onyeka Ezeh


Applied Linguistics, Russian language, Media Linguistics and Translation studies

Ann Marie Rasmussen

Professor and Diefenbaker Memorial Chair in German Literary Studies

Literary & cultural studies. German medieval, gender, and literary studies.