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Skidmore College
World Languages and Literatures
Petra Watzke

Petra Watzke

Visiting Assistant Professor of German

Office:  Palamountain 415
Phone: (518) 580-5233

Curriculum Vitae (CV)


  • Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis
  • M.A., University of Colorado, Boulder
  • Zwischenprüfüung (equivalent of B.A.) Universität Regensburg

Teaching and Research Interests

  • 19th-Century literature (especially literature by women)
  • Things and objects in literature
  • Early German film
  • Disability and the German classroom