logo logo

Andreas Lixl-Purcell

Andreas Lixl-Purcell, German language, literature and culture educator, writer, editor. Certified high school teacher. Vilas fellow, 1982; German Academy Exchange Service grantee, 1988, Robert Bosch Foundation grantee, 1991, Fulbright grantee, 1993, National Endowment for Humanities/Modern Language Association Teacher Education Project grantee, 1995-1996.


  • Lixl-Purcell, Andreas was born on September 11, 1951 in Salzburg, Austria. Came to the United States, 1974. Son of Herbert Josef and Helene Barbara (Kabon) Lixl.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Wisconsin, Stevens Point, 1976. Master of Arts, University Wisconsin, Madison, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, Madison, 1984.


    • Assistant professor Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana, 1983-1987. Professor University North Carolina, Greensboro, since 1987.

    Major achievements

    • Certified high school teacher.



    Volunteer Amnesty International, New York City, 1990. Member Modern Language Association, American Association Teachers German, Leo Baeck Institute.



    Skiing, bicycling, hiking.


    • Married Amy Jo Purcell, June 21, 1986. Children: Aaron Josef, Maximilian Robert.
    • father: Herbert Josef Lixl
    • mother: Helene Barbara (Kabon) Lixl
    • spouse: Amy Jo Purcell
    • children: Aaron Josef Lixl-Purcell
    • Maximilian Robert Lixl-Purcell
    See on larger map
    Born September 11, 1951
    (age 66)
    • 1976
      University Wisconsin
    • 1978
      University Wisconsin
    • 1984
      University Wisconsin
    • 1983 - 1987
      Assistant, professor Wabash College
      Crawfordsville, Indiana, United States
    • 1987
      professor, University North Carolina
      Greensboro, North Carolina, United States