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Andrew Wisely

Associate Professor of German
Co-Director, Baylor in Germany Summer Study Program

Baylor University
One Bear Place #97391
Waco, TX 76798
MLC Office: Old Main 279
Phone: (254) 710-7162

Spring 2018 Office Hours:
MTW 2:00-4:00, and by appointment.

Fall 2017 Courses:
GER 3355: Exploring the German Literary Tradition
GER 4320: Special Topics in German

Spring 2018 Courses:
GER 1402: Elementary German
GER 3302: German for Reading Development
OM 279

Research / Teaching Interests
Holocaust perpetrators and survivor witnesses
Testimony and memory
Legal and medical discourses
Jewish figures in Austrian Literature
Philosophy of trust
History and theory of the German essay and novella
19th-20th century German literature
Secular and sacred rites of passage

I am currently working on a criminal biography of one of the defendants in the Frankfurt Auschwitz Trial (4 Ks 2/63) of 1963-65. This project takes into account my interest in the intersections of law, testimony, literature, and history.

CV 2016


German Studies Association
American Association of Teachers of German
Austrian Studies Association
Modern Language Association