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Peter Nichols Richardson - Professor of German

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Education: B.A. Stanford University; M.A. Ohio State University; M.Phil., Ph.D. Yale University

Academic Interests:
Language pedagogy, linguistics, Latin, folklore, German literature, American English

Professor Richardson's graduate work included a year at the University of Marburg, where he studied German dialects and language history, and a year in Switzerland, where he wrote his dissertation. He taught at Yale for ten years before coming to Linfield in 1980. His ongoing scholarly work involves a museum archive high in the eastern Swiss Alps.