Dr. Rick Chamberlin
Associate Professor of French, German, and Global Studies

Academic Areas of Expertise:

  • French
  • German
  • Global Studies

Research Topics:

Intercultural communication, study abroad, identity in German and French literature & film

Professional Leadership & Major Awards

Positions and Awards

  • American Association of Teachers of German (AATG), College Representative, Central PA chapter.
  • Phi Sigma Iota language honorary, faculty advisor.
  • Fulbright research fellow, Karlsruhe, Germany, 1993-94.

Scholarly Work and Publications


“Enseignement à deux vitesses:  Das Lied Education nationale von Grand Corps Malade.” Der fremdsprachliche Unterricht Französisch 107. October 2010.

“Mes ore est li nuns remüez :  Intratextual Misinterpretations and Shifting Symbols in Marie de France’s ‘Eliduc.’” Cincinnati Romance Review 27. 2008.

“Coming Out of His Father’s Closet: Klaus Mann’s Der fromme Tanz as an Anti-Tod in Venedig.”  Monatshefte 97/4. Winter 2005.

“Got hât liut unde lant von manegem wunder gemaht’: an Example of the Marvelous as Allegory in Ulrich von Zatzikhoven’s Lanzelet.” Michigan Germanic Studies 24/1. Spring 1999.

Contact Info

Email Address



Humanities 301-A

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