Prof Elisabeth Wåghäll Nivre
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German (Department of Baltic Languages, Finnish and German)

Elisabeth Wåghäll Nivre, PhD, Professor of German literature. Teacher training in Swedish, German and History. Taught in secondary schools 1984-86. Graduate studies in German literature at Washington University, St.Louis, USA. PhD in 1992 with the dissertation Dargestellte Welt - reale Welt: Freundschaft, Liebe und Familie in den Prosawerken Georg Wickrams. Wåghäll Nivre has taught Swedish and German at universities in Sweden, Germany and the USA since 1986 and teaches currently at Stockholm University, mainly on the upper undergraduate levels and in the graduate program. She was chair of the The Daprtment of Baltic languages, Finnish, and German 2006-2012 and has held several administrative positions at Växjö and Stockholm University. She is currently vice-dean of the Faculty of the Humanities at Stockholm University. Wåghäll Nivre has been the German editor of Moderna språk, is the editor of the series Stockholmer Germanistische Forschungen, and is one of the founding members of the association Germanistische Literaturwissenschaft in Schweden (GLS) as well as the international network Movens: Phänomene ästhetischer und kultureller Grenzüberschreitungen. She is on the board of PhD-Net "Literary and Cultural Studies" since 2008.