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Education:

  • Undergraduate work from 1959 to 1963 at Boston College resulting in a B.S. cum laude in German and English.
  • Graduate work from 1963 to 1969 at Indiana University resulting in a M.A. in German (1966), and a German Ph.D. (1973).

 

Where and When:

 

  • Emeritus Professor of German, Penn State University in 2003
  • Emeritus Professor of German, UW-Madison in 2000
  • Professor of German, College of Liberal Arts, at the Penn State University from 1991-2003.
  • Professor at UW-Madison from 1984 to 1991.
  • Guest Professor at (Lehrstuhl Schupp), Universitšt Freiburg in 1984.
  • Associate Professor at UW-Madison from 1975 to1984.
  • Assistant Professor at SUNY-Albany from 1974 to 1975.
  • Instructor at SUNY-Albany from 1969 to 1974.

 

 

Honors and Awards:

 

  • Seal of the Universitšt Freiburg in 1985.
  • Campion Distinuished Alumnus Award of Boston College in 1977.
  • Delta Phi Alpha, National German Honor Society in 1964 (president, Beta Chapter 1968).
  • Alpha Sigma Nu, National Jesuit Honor Society in 1962.
  • Alpha & Omega, Boston College School of Education Honor Society in 1962.

 

Fellowships:

 

  • Vilas Associate (UW-Madison) from 1986 to 1988.
  • Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung Fellowship in 1978, 1979, and summer 1982.
  • Institute for Research in the Humanities in 1977.
  • Indiana University-Kiel Universitšt Exchange Fellowship in 1964.

 

Professional Affiliations:
 

  • Fulbright Association. 
  • International Courtly Literature Society. 
  • Wolfram-von-Eschenbach-Gesellschaft
  • Alexander-von-Humboldt Association of America
  • International Arthurian Society. 
  • Medieval Academy of America




Published Research.

Dr. Gentry can be reached at:

S-409 Burrowes
University Park, PA 16802
(814) 863-7784
 

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