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German literature educator

Ulrich Gaier, German literature educator. Member Hölderlin Gesellschaft (executive board, co-editor yearbook), International Herder Society.

Background

Gaier, Ulrich was born on June 18, 1935 in Stuttgart, Germany. Son of Albert Friedrich and Elisabet Leonie (Illig) Gaier.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Tübingen, Federal Republic Germany, 1962. Dr.Phil.Habil., University Tübingen, Federal Republic Germany, 1966.

Career

Assistant professor University California, Davis, 1963-1966, associate professor, 1966-1967. Professor University Konstanz, Federal Republic Germany, since 1968. Guest professor Rice University, Houston, 1972—1973, University Pisa, Italy, 1988, 89, University Zurich, Switzerland, 1992—1993.

Max Kade Distinguished professor Max Kade Foundation, 1992, 2002.

Membership

Member Hölderlin Gesellschaft (executive board, co-editor yearbook), International Herder Society.

Connections

Married Anke Winter; children: Karsten, Almut, Martin, Gernot.

father:
Albert Friedrich Gaier

mother:
Elisabet Leonie (Illig) Gaier

spouse:
Anke Winter

children:
Karsten Gaier

Almut Gaier

Martin Gaier

Gernot Gaier