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researcher , translator , German educator

Craig J. Decker, German educator, translator, researcher. Recipient Article prize, German Academic Exchange Svc./German Studies Association, 1991; fellow Summer Seminar Fellowship, National Endowment Humanities, 1985; grantee, German Academic Exchange Service, 1979, Bates College, 1990, 1993, 1997, 1999, 2002, 2005.

Background

Decker, Craig J. was born on July 26, 1956 in Newark. Son of Russell W. and Clara A. Decker.

Education

Bachelor, Bates College, 1974—1978. Master of Arts, University California, Irvine, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, University California, Irvine, 1986.

Career

Teaching assistant and associate University California, Irvine, 1978—1983. Instructor German Oregon State University, Corvallis, 1983—1984, Bates College, Lewiston, Maine, 1984—1986, assistant professor German, 1986—1992, associate professor German, 1992—1999, professor German, since 1999. Editorial board Modern Austrian Literature, since 2000.

Delegate assembly member (regional representative New England and Eastern Canada) Modern Language Association, New York, 2003—2005.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: (literary anthology) Austrian Identities: Twentieth-Century Short Fiction. Translator: (novels) Stone's Paranoia (by Peter Henisch). Editor: Balancing Acts: Textual Strategies of Peter Henisch, (encyclopedia) Encyclopedia of Modern Drama, author numerous scholarly articles.

      Translator: short stories by Thomas Bernhard, Barbara Frischmuth, Peter Henisch, Odon von Horváth, Felix Mitterer, Doron Rabinovici.

Membership

Member of Modern Language Association, Modern Austrian Literature and Culture Association, German Studies Association, American Association Teachers of German, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Susanne Adams Fetherolf. Children: Andrew R. Decker-Fetherolf, Grace D. Decker-Fetherolf.

father:
Russell W.

mother:
Clara A. Decker

spouse:
Susanne Adams Fetherolf

children:
Andrew R. Decker-Fetherolf Decker

Grace D. Decker-Fetherolf Decker