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Jeffrey Schneider Associate Professor and Chair of German Studies

Jeffrey Schneider arrived at Vassar College in Fall 1997. His teaching interests include language courses; drama; literature and culture from the turn of the century; popular culture; and lesbian, bisexual and gay studies. Together with Silke von der Emde, he developed an online German-language learning environment called MOOssiggang, which is currently used in the Intermediate German Sequence. In addition to articles on language learning, he is currently completing a book-length study tentatively entitled Uniform Fantasies: The Militarization of Masculinity and Male Desire in Imperial Germany. Jeffrey Schneider received his PhD in German Studies from Cornell University and his BA from Bates College.

  • BA, Bates College; MA, PhD, Cornell University
  • At Vassar since 1997



  • GERM 101. Sex Before, During, and After the Nazis
  • GERM 301. Senior Seminar