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Hillary Herzog


Ph.D., University of Chicago



Hillary Hope Herzog is an associate professor of German Studies. Her main areas of research include Jewish Studies, Medicine and Literature, and Austrian Studies. She is author of Vienna is Different (Berghahn 2011), a study of Viennese-Jewish literature from the mid-19th-century to the present, and co-editor of Rebirth of a Culture (Berghahn, 2008), a collection of essays exploring German/Austrian-Jewish culture at the turn of the 21st century. She co-edits The Journal of Austrian Studies. She enjoys teaching at all levels from beginning language study to graduate seminars.


20th-century German and Austrian literature and cultural studies, German-Jewish culture, medicine and literature, German for the Professions, and gender and sexuality

Graduate Training
Ph.D., University of Chicago
Selected Publications:
  • Medizin ist eine Weltanschauung: On Schnitzler's Medical Writings. In: A Companion to the Works of Arthur Schnitzler, ed. Dagmar Lorenz (Rochester: Camden House, 2003)
  • Austrian Jewish Culture 1900/2000. In: Literature in Vienna at the Turn of the Centuries, ed. Ernst Grabovszki and James Hardin (Rochester: Boydell and Brewer, 2002) (with Todd Herzog
  • Irmgard Keun. In: Encyclopedia of German Literature (Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 2000)