» Dr. Walter Tschacher
Professor

Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Department of World Languages and Culture
Dr. Walter Tschacher
Office Location:
DeMille Hall 125
Phone:
(714) 628-7276
Email:
Affiliations:
Freshman Foundations Program
Education
University of Colorado Denver, Master of Arts
University of Wisconsin - Madison, Ph.D. in Languages
Biography

Walter Tschacher joined the languages department as chair and professor of German in 2005. Dr. Tschacher brings 5 years experience as Chair at the University of North Dakota. Last year he served as President of the Faculty Senate at UND. Starting with his dissertation (in German) on comparative studies entitled "A Geography of the Early Enlightenment: London, Leipzig, Zürich," his publications and presentations have analyzed major aspects of 18th Century German Enlightenment, as well as the heritage of Enlightenment in post-1945 German writings. His current work in progress deals with perspectives on the concept of tolerance during the Enlightenment and a textbook for advanced German language courses.

Education:
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison
Master of Arts, University of Colorado at Bolder