Marie-Luise Gaettens

German Area Chair
Associate Professor of German

World Languages and Literatures, German


Office: Clements 333A
Phone: 214-768-2746

Educational Background

Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin


Professor Gaettens' research interests include 20th-century German literature, in particular GDR literature, comparative literature, and women and gender studies. She has published a book on German women writers, both East and West German, examining the Nazi past entitled Women Writers and Fascism: Reconstructing History. Professor Gaettens teaches a wide variety of courses ranging from German language to Cultural Formations and film.

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