Gisela Hoecherl-Alden

Professor of the Practice in German Assistant Dean & Director of Language Instruction

Gisela Hoecherl-Alden
  • Title Professor of the Practice in German
    Assistant Dean & Director of Language Instruction
  • Office 206, 718 Commonwealth Avenue
  • Phone 617-358-6282
  • Education MA, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
    MEd, University of Alaska-Fairbanks
    PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison


Professor Hoecherl-Alden has published on German exiles in the United States, post-Wall German film, intercultural communication, as well as language pedagogy and language policy. Apart from all levels of German language classes, she has taught 19th and early 20th century German literature, German film, German for the Professions, as well as a survey course on German literature and culture from the early Middle Ages through enlightenment.

She teaches in the Department of Modern Languages and Comparative Literature’s German section, and collaborates with all language programs at Boston University in her role as Assistant Dean and Director of Language Instruction.

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