Regine Rosenthal is a literary scholar in American Studies who received her BA from the University of Massachusetts Boston and her MA and PhD from the University of Munich, Germany. For many years, she taught American and Comparative Literature at the Universities of Munich and Augsburg, Germany. She was a fellow at the Salzburg Seminar in Salzburg, Austria, in 1985; held research appointments at Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, and Dartmouth College; and participated in the School of Criticism and Theory at Dartmouth College in 1996. She has published widely in the fields of American, Comparative, Jewish, Holocaust, and Women's literature with a special research interest in the figure of the Wandering Jew in Jewish literature and criticism. Her current interdisciplinary teaching in Cultural Studies addresses literary, theoretical, sociological, historical, and philosophical perspectives on the intersection of ethnicity, race, diaspora, and gender.
Last Updated: 10/4/13