Dr. Helga Thorson

Dr. Helga Thorson
Associate Professor; Chair of Germanic and Slavic Studies
Germanic and Slavic Studies

PhD (U of Minnesota)

Office: CLE D242
Dr. Helga Thorson is an associate professor and the chair of the department of Germanic and Slavic studies. Dr. Thorson's research interests lie in modernist German and Austrian literature, Scandinavian studies, gender studies, history of medicine, foreign language pedagogy, and Holocaust studies. She also teaches the I-Witness field school; a four week course examining Holocaust memoralization in Central Europe.