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Thomas Werner Kniesche

Thomas Werner Kniesche, German language educator. Member Modern Language Association, American Association Teachers German.


  • Kniesche, Thomas Werner was born on February 20, 1960 in Cologne, Germany. Came to the United States, 1985. Son of Oskar Werner and Anni (Pretzsch) Kniesche.

  • Education

    • Staatsexamen, University Cologne, 1985. Master of Arts, Washington University, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy, University California, Santa Barbara, 1990.


    • Visiting assistant professor German studies Brown University, Providence, 1990-1991, assistant professor, 1991-1996, associate professor, since 1996. Visiting assistant professor Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1991.


    • Author: Die Genealogie der Post-Apokalypse, 1991. Editor: Dancing on the Volcano: Essays on the Culture of the Weimar Republic, 1994.


    Member Modern Language Association, American Association Teachers German.


    • Married Sigrid Berka, May 23, 1991. 1 child, Christopher.
    • father: Oskar Werner Kniesche
    • mother: Anni (Pretzsch) Kniesche
    • spouse: Sigrid Berka
    • child: Christopher Kniesche
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    Born February 20, 1960
    (age 57)
    • 1985
      University Cologne
    • 1986
      Washington University
    • 1990
      University California
    • 1990 - 1991
      Visiting assistant, professor German studies Brown University
      Providence, Rhode Island, United States