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department chairman , language educator

Alfred Hornung, English and American studies educator. Research scholar American Council Learned Society, Harvard University, 1974-1975; postdoctoral research fellow American Council Learned Society, Yale University, 1979-1980; fellow National.Humanities Center, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, 1980-1981, fellow Center forAm. Culture Studies, Columbia University, New York City, 1987.


Hornung, Alfred was born on December 22, 1945 in Waldfenster, Bavaria, Germany. Son of Georg and Lioba Hornung.


State diploma, U. Würzburg, Germany, 1973; Doctor of Philosophy, U. Würzburg, Germany, 1977; habilitation, U. Würzburg, Germany, 1985.


Visiting professor English University of New Mexico, Albuquerque. Assistant professor English-American studies University Wuerzburg, 1976—1985. Visiting professor University Texas, Austin, 1978—1979.

Visiting professor English State University of New York Albany, 1985—1985, Columbia University, New York City, 1986—1987. Professor English-American studies Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany, since 1988, dean, director center intercultural studies, 2000—2005, department chairman, since 2007. Guest professor American studies Peking University, Beijing, 2009.

First lieutenant Logistics German Army, 1965-1967, Hamburg.


Member Modern Language Association, Deutsche Gesellschaft for Amerikastudien, European Association for American Studies, Henry James Studies, Verband deutscher Anglisten, Hochschulverband.


Married Beate Eva Neumeier, August 4, 1989. 1 child Alexander David.

Georg Hornung

Lioba Hornung

Beate Eva Neumeier

Alexander David Hornung