Sabine von Mering

Sabine von MeringProfessor of German, and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Director of the Center for German and European Studies

Research Interests

German as a foreign language
Jewish-German dialogue
German women writers
German cinema
Age of Goethe
German drama
Fairy tales
Climate change and the humanities

Degrees

University of California, Davis, PhD
University of Göttingen, MA
University of Köln, BA

Awards/Fellowships

Theodor and Jane Norman Fund for Faculty Research (2018 - 2020)
Provost's Research Grant (2017 - 2018)
Theodore and Jane Norman Fund for Faculty Research and Creative Projects (2017 - 2019)
Theodore and Jane Norman Fund for Faculty Research and Creative Projects (2014-2015)
Theodore and Jane Norman Fund for Faculty Research and Creative Projects (2012-2013)
Theodore and Jane Norman Fund for Faculty Research and Creative Projects 2006 (2006-2007)
Mazer Award, Brandeis University (2000-2001)
Humanities Research Award (1997)
Kaplan Award for Excellence in Student Teamwork (1997)
Teaching Award for Outstanding Graduate Students (1997)
Pro Femina Research Award (1996)
Quadrille Ball Scholarship, Institute of International Education (1996-1997)

Select Publications

von Mering, Sabine, & Wyman McCarty, Timothy (eds.). Right-Wing Radicalism Today: Perspectives from Europe and the US. London: Routledge, 2013.

von Mering, Sabine with Olaf Gloeckner and Evgenija Garbolevsky, ed. Russian-Jewish Emigration after the Cold War: Perspectives from Germany, Israel, Canada, and the United States. Waltham: Brandeis University, 2006.

von Mering, Sabine with Sarah Halpern-Meekin, ed. International Green Politics. Waltham: Brandeis University, 2002

Select Courses Taught

GATE 2a: Critical Reading in the Humanities and Social Sciences
GECS 130b: The Princess and the Golem: Fairy Tales
GECS 167a: German Cinema: Vamps and Angels
GECS 188b: Human/Nature: European Perspectives on Climate Change
GER 10a: Beginning German
GER 20b: Continuing German
GER 30a: Intermediate German
GER 110a: Goethe
GER 120b: Deutsche Mäerchen
GER 130b: Die Prinzessin und der Golem: Mäerchen
GER 140a: Bertolt Brecht und das Theater des 20.Jahrhunderts
WMGS 5a: Women and Gender in Culture and Society

Affiliated Departments/Programs

Environmental Studies
Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies

Full List of Publications