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Prof. Dr. Burkhard Niederhoff

  • 2019-: Dean of the Faculty of Philology
  • 2017-2019: Vice Dean of the Faculty of Philology
  • 2011-12: Visiting Professor at Central Michigan University (Mt. Pleasant, MI)
  • 2001-03: Lecturer at the English Department of the University of the Saarland
  • 2003- : Professor of English Literature at Bochum University
  • 2007- : Co-editor of Connotations
  • 1999: Habilitation in English Philology at Bonn University
  • 1997-98 & 2000: Humboldt fellow at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver
  • 1992: PhD at Bonn University (English, German, Comparative Literature)
  • 1989-99: Research assistant and junior lecturer at Bonn University
  • 1988-89: Visiting graduate student at the University of Wisconsin/Madison
  • 1988: Magister at Bonn University (English, German, Comparative Literature)
  • 1984-85: Visiting student at the University of Southampton
  • 1983-88: Student at Bonn University


  • 1962: Born in Plettenberg
  • Married to Marie Anne Niederhoff
  • Father of Lioba, Pia and Jakob


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