Jennifer Ham

Jennifer Ham


TH 331D

Professor Jennifer Ham teaches a wide array of courses on German language, literature and culture. She has presented and published in the area of turn-of-the-century German studies on topics such as German theater and urban entertainment, the cultural history of animals, Frank Wedekind, Nietzsche and femininity and German cabaret. She is coeditor of Animal Acts: Configuring the Human in Western History, author of Elastizität: The Poetics of Space, Movement and Character in Frank Wedekind’s Theater and is currently working on a projected anthology Schooling Desire: Modern Pedagogies and Nation-Building in Germany 1871-1949, which explores literary and filmic depictions of schooling in Germany, educational philosophy and the practices of character- and nation-building. She has led numerous travel courses to Marburg and Konstanz and is this year’s recipient of the campus Founder’s Award for Excellence in Teaching..


Ph.D., M.A. Rutgers University, B.A. Moravian College