Karen Achberger
Professor of German

Karen Achberger joined St. Olaf faculty in 1979. B.S., M.A., Ph.D., U. Wisconsin, Madison Contemporary German Literature, German Film, Austrian Writers, German Environmental Studies

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Amanda Randall
Assistant Professor of German

Amanda Randall joined St. Olaf faculty in Fall 2015. She holds a Ph.D. in Germanic Studies from The University of Texas at Austin. Area of interest include post-WWII German literature, film, and culture; history of science; and intellectual history.


LaVern Rippley
Professor of German

1967 joined St. Olaf faculty B.A., Holy Cross; B.S., Wisconsin, River Falls; M.A., Kent State; Ph.D, Ohio State U. German Romanticism and German Americana