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Russell Berman

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Russell Berman

Russell Berman

  • Walter A. Haas Professor in the Humanities
  • Professor of Comparative Literature and German Studies
  • Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
  • Gregory Amadon Family University Fellow in Undergraduate Education
  • Chair of Graduate Studies, German Studies


Professor Berman joined the Stanford faculty in 1979. In 1982-83 he was a Mellon Faculty Fellow in the Humanities at Harvard, and in 1988-89 he held an Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship in Berlin. In 1997 he was awarded the Bundesverdienstkreuz of the Federal Republic of Germany. Professor Berman is the editor of the journal Telos.