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German & Scandinavian Studies, Deparment of Languages and Literatures


Robert G. Sullivan
Associate Professor of German & Scandinavian Studies
Chief Undergraduate Advisor
Director, Medieval Studies Certificate Program
Adjunct Associate Professor of Judaic and Near Eastern Studies

Contact Information
Location: Herter Hall 509
Phone: (413) 545-6672 or 545-2350
Email: sullivan[at]

Research Interests
Medieval literature

Ph.D. 1991, University of Wisconsin Madison
M.A. 1985, University of Wisconsin Madison
B.A. 1983, McGill University

Current and Recent Courses
German 197C: Culture and Economy of Germany
German 297A: Crusades and Islam
German 310: Advanced German I
German 320: Advanced German II
German 331: Survey of German Literature, 800-1700
German 390M: Introduction to Medieval Studies
German 341: Early German Culture
German 425: Advanced Conversation and Composition
German 601: Middle High German
German 697N: Debating Contemporary Germany
German 716: Courtly Lyric Poetry
German 782: Medieval Literature