Faculty & Staff

Dr. Ernst Hintz
Professor of German

Spring 2023   Office Hours

W & F - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM - ZOOM

Also by appointment.

Ph.D. University of Wisconsin at Madison
Staatsexamen, Magister, Ruprecht-Karl Universität Heidelberg
B.A. Fordham University

Teaching interests include: Medieval Literature with an emphasis on religious literature from the 9th to the 12th century, Rhetorical Tradition, Gender Studies, and Film.

As President of The Society for Medieval German Studies, Prof. Hintz edits the SMGS News & Reviews. He has written extensively on the works of the early 12th century author, Ava, and has published articles on the psychology of paradox in late medieval romance and the rhetoric of ambiguity in the Nibelungenlied. Among his hobbies are reading New Testament Greek and exploring late antique and early medieval traditions of religious thought. He is currently researching and writing on the theme of gender and salvation in early medieval literature. He is also an active Member of the Eastern Orthodox Church. He enjoys sharing life with his wife, Jeri, and doting on his two daughters Kira and Katya. For more information about SMGS please visit his webpage.