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German literature educator

Walter Dominic Wetzels, German literature educator. Member Association Department Foreign Languages (executive committee 1985-1987), Modern Language Association, American Society for 18th Century Studies.

Background

Wetzels, Walter Dominic was born on August 10, 1930 in Cologne, Federal Republic Germany. Came to the United States, 1965. Son of Walter and Gertrud (Esser) Wetzels.

Education

Staatsexamen in Mathematics and Physics, University Cologne, 1954. Doctor of Philosophy in German Literature, Princeton University, 1968.

Career

Instructor Princeton (New Jersey) University, 1963-1964. Assistant professor University Texas, Austin, 1968-1973, associate professor, 1973-1984, chairman department Germanic Language, 1980-1988, professor, since 1984.

Membership

Member Association Department Foreign Languages (executive committee 1985-1987), Modern Language Association, American Society for 18th Century Studies.

Connections

Married Pamela Taylor, June 19, 1963. Children: Katrina, Thomas.

father:
Walter Wetzels

mother:
Gertrud (Esser) Wetzels

spouse:
Pamela Taylor

children:
Katrina Wetzels

Thomas Wetzels