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Prof. Dr. Udo Hebel

Professor Dr. Udo Hebel is the tenth President of Universität Regensburg. His first term of office in Regensburg runs from 1 April 2013 to 31 March 2017. In October 2016, the University Council re-elected Prof. Dr. Hebel for another term of office of six years.

Executive Board
Universität Regensburg
93040 Regensburg
Phone +49 941 943-2300
Fax +49 941 943-3310
E-Mail praesident@ur.de


about the President

UDO J. HEBEL is Professor and Chair of American Studies at Universität Regensburg. He taught at the universities of Mainz, Potsdam, and Freiburg, and was a Distinguished Max Kade Visiting Professor at Colorado College, Colorado Springs. He was a Visiting Scholar at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and at Harvard University.

He has published Romaninterpretation als Textarchäologie (1989), Intertextuality, Allusion, Quotation (1989), Transatlantic Encounters (co-ed., 1995), “Those Images of Jealuosie”: Identitäten und Alteritäten im puritanischen Neuengland (1997), The Construction and Contestation of American Cultures and Identities in the Early National Period (ed., 1999), Sites of Memory in American Literatures and Cultures (ed., 2003), Visual Culture in the American Studies Classroom (co-ed., 2005), Twentieth-Century American One-Act Plays (2006), Einführung in die Amerikanistik/American Studies (2008), Transnational American Memories (ed., 2009), Pictorial Cultures and Political Iconographies (co-ed., 2011), Transnational American Studies (ed., 2012) and New England Forefathers' Day Orations, 1770-1865 (ed., 2016).

He served as General Editor of Amerikastudien/American Studies, as Deputy Director of the Bavarian American Academy, as Chair of the International Committee of the ASA, and as the President of the German Association for American Studies. He is an elected member of the American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, MA, and as International Delegate an ex officio member of the Board of the German Association for American Studies. He is also the Founding Director of the Regensburg European American Forum (REAF).

He served as Dean of the Faculty of Languages and Literatures, as Dean of Research of the Faculty of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, and as Vice President of Universität Regensburg. Since April 2013, he has been the President of Universität Regensburg. Since April 2016, he has served as Deputy Chair of the Bavarian Universities' Conference.

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Duties and Meetings

The President of Universität Regensburg is appointed by the Bavarian State Ministry of Education, Science and the Arts. The President’s duties are formulated in Article 21 of the Bavarian Law of Higher Education (Bayerisches Hochschulgesetz, BayHSchG) from 23 May 2006.

The President participates in the following university committee meetings:

The President participates in the following conferences:


Office of the President

You will find the President’s office on the second floor of the Administration Building, the room number is 2.09. If you wish to contact the President directly, please write an e-mail to praesident@uni-regensburg.de.


Office of the President

Walburga Bender

Administration Building, Room 2.09
Phone +49 941 943-2301
Fax +49 941 943-3310
E-mail walburga.bender@ur.de

Ute Richter

Administration Building, Room 2.09
Phone +49 941 943-2352
Fax +49 941 943-3310
E-Mail ute.richter@ur.de

Driver

Adalbert Ziesche 
Verwaltungsgebäude, Zi. 2.11
Telefon 0941 943-2428
E-Mail adalbert.ziesche@ur.de


Personal Assistants to the President

Kendra Pöhlmann

Administration Building, Room 2.02a
Phone 0941 943-2307
Fax 0941 943-3310
E-mail kendra.poehlmann@ur.de or referenten@ur.de
 

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Administration Building, Room 2.02a
Phone 0941 943-2303
Fax 0941 943-3310
E-mail referenten@ur.de

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