Professor Katrin Kohl

Professor Katrin Kohl
College Lecturer in German
Professor
Katrin
Kohl
BA MA PhD

Professor Kohl is a Fellow of Jesus College, and a lecturer in German at Oriel.

Katrin Kohl studied at Westfield College, University of London, obtaining a BA in English and German, an MA in 20th Century German Literature, and a PhD in German. She also has an MA in General Linguistics from the University of Westminster. She was a Lecturer at Westfield College, University of London (1984-88), and worked as a Researcher and then Consultant on German language courses for BBC Television (1983-1988). She became Fellow and Tutor of German at Jesus College in 1988.

Research interests

Professor Kohl has particular interests in German poetry and poetics; the work of Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock; Rainer Maria Rilke and Franz Kafka; the theory and practice of metaphor.

Selected publications

For the latest list of publications, visit Professor Kohl's departmental page.