Dr. John Michael Jeep

Dr. John M. JeepProfessor of German

Faculty in Medieval Studies
Director, Intensive German Summer Program

Irvin Hall 166
jeepjm@MiamiOH.edu
(513) 529-1852

OFFICE HOURS

Tuesday: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am - 12:00pm


Born in Quebec, Canada, American Field Service Awardee to Austria 1973-73, study in St. Louis, Münster, Sevilla, Chicago. M.A. in German Philology (minor in Spanish and English) Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster 1985, Ph.D. German Studies, University of Chicago 1990; Miami University 192ff. Director: Liberal Education, Millikin University 2001-03; Director Linguistics Program, Miami University, 2010-15. Director: Intensive German Summer Program

EDUCATION

1990 - Ph.D. - University of Chicago, German Philology

1985 - M.A. - Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (Germany), German Philology (Minor in English and Spanish Philology)

TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Medieval German language and literature
  • Rhetoric
  • Alliterating Word-Pair
  • Roles of Women in Early German Literture
  • Old Saxon

COURSES TAUGHT AT MIAMI

  • ATH/ENG/GER 219: Introduction to Linguistics 
  • GER 321: German Culture
  • GER 471: Capstone in German

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION

  • Distinguished Senior Bibliographer
  • Modern Language Association Fellow
  • National Holocaust Museum, Washington, DC (2009)
  • NEW Fellow, University of Minnesota (1990)
  • National President, German Honorary Delta Phi Alpha (2000-05)

GRANTS AND AWARDS 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Books

  • Alliterating Word-Pairs in Early Middle High German (2006)
  • Medieval Germany: An Encyclopedia ( 2001)
  • Alliterating Word-pairs in Old High German (1995)

Articles

  • Articles on the role of women in early German literature, Notker Labeo and modern bibliographic practice; medieval rhetoric.

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