University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of German and Russian

Faculty - Primus-Heinz Kucher


Primus-Heinz Kucher, Fulbright Visiting Professor of German

  • Ph.D., University of Klagenfurt, 1984
  • M.A., University of Klagenfurt, 1980
  • Curriculum vitae
Area of expertise

Research focus on German and Austrian Literature in the 19th and 20th centuries. Translation and multilingual aspects in literature (especially from Italian to German).

Contact Information

Telephone: (802) 656-5873

Office: 418-A Waterman

Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 11:15-12:15, Wednesday 10:30-11:30, and by appointment.

This spring, our department is pleased to welcome Professor Kucher, who will be offering a course entitled "Imagining America/USA in Austrian Literature and culture in the 19th and 20th Century" (GERM 282).

Dr. Kucher was chair of the German Department at the University of Klagenfurt from 2007-2012. He was also the Coordinator of the International Research Project  Moderne und Antimoderne in der österreichischen Literatur der Zwischenkriegszeit from 2008-2012. Since 2011 he has been the director of the PhD program at the School of Cultural Studies.