Dr. John Michael Jeep

Dr. John M. Jeep

Professor of German

Faculty in Medieval Studies
Delta Phi Alpha (German Honorary Society) Advisor
Director, Intensive German Summer Program

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

Office Hours

Fall '22 (202310)
Tuesdays: 8:00am-8:30am; 1:00pm-2:30pm
Wednesdays: 8:00am-12:00pm
Thursdays: 8:00am-8:30am; 1:00pm-2:30pm
If above does not fit your schedule or you would like a virtual meeting, email for appointment.
 

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 1992. Director: Liberal Education, Millikin University 2001-03; Associate Director: Liberal Education, Miami University, 2007-09; Interim Director, University Studies Program, Miami University, 2010-11.

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

  • GER 201: Second Year German
  • GER 202: Second Year German
  • ATH/ENG/GER 219: Introduction to Linguistics 
  • GER 321: German Culture
  • GER 471: Capstone in German

Professional Recognition

  • University Faculty Scholar Award 2021
  • Modern Language Association Distinguished Senior Bibliographer
  • Modern Language Association Fellow

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.

Languages

  • English (near-native)
  • German (near-native)