Thomas Buckley, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor and Chair of Modern and Classical Languages Department
Office: Bellarmine 311
Phone: 610-660-1859
Fax: 610-660-2160


Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Courses Taught

Dr. Buckley regularly teaches Beginning German (101-102), German Conversation and Composition (301-302), and upper-division courses on German literature and culture from the mid-eighteenth to the early twentieth century (From the Enlightenment to Realism, From Bismarck to Hitler: 1871-1945, Modernity in the Early Twentieth Century). In addition, he has taught Advanced German Conversation and Composition as well as a course on the fantastic in German literature.


German Poetic Realism (mid-nineteenth century)

Fin-de-Siècle Germany

Relations between Literature and Science

Modernity (early twentieth century)

Swiss-German authors, especially Gottfried Keller

Language Pedagogy