Staff in Germanic Studies

In Germanic Studies we are a tight-knit team of tutors, researchers, and postgraduates.

German walk in the Peak District

Teaching and research staff

Franziska Auer OEAD Lector in German
Dr John Bellamy Honorary Research Fellow
Dr Caroline Bland Senior Lecturer in German
Yasemin Cigiltepe DAAD Lector in German
Prof Henk de Berg Professor of German, Head of Section
Filip De Ceuster Teaching Associate for Dutch
Dr Anna P. H. Geurts Honorary Research Fellow in Dutch Studies
Dr Giles Harrington SLC Director of Learning and Teaching,  University Teacher in German
Dr Kristine Horner Reader in Luxembourg Studies & Multilingualism, Director of the Centre for Luxembourg Studies
Dr Henriette Louwerse Senior Lecturer in Dutch, Director of Dutch Studies, Director of Centre for Dutch and Flemish Studies
Dr Elisa Müller-Adams Honorary Research Fellow
Prof Gerald Newton Emeritus Professor of German
Prof Michael Perraudin Emeritus Professor of German
Dr Peter Thompson Reader Emeritus in German
Dr Seán Williams

Senior Lecturer in German and European Cultural History
Prof Roel Vismans Emeritus Professor in Dutch Studies

Tutors and Postgraduate Students

Dr Cyd Sturgess Tutor for Dutch Literature
Cian Hurley Postgraduate Research Student  in Luxembourg Studies
Sarah Muller Postgraduate Research Student and Tutor in Luxembourg Studies
Jade Johnson Postgraduate Research Student and Tutor for German
Rory Hanna Tutor for German
Katherine Calvert Postgraduate Research Student and Tutor for German

Weekly online events

Attend an online event when it suits you, all year round, as an alternative to an open day.

Every Wednesday, Sheffield Live sessions cover different aspects of University life. You can also meet your department and learn more about studying your subject.