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Meet our new faculty: Nicholas Baer, German

A headshot of Nicholas Baer inside a classroom with a metal piece of furniture to his left
Nicholas Baer is a new member of the UC Berkeley faculty.

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Name: Nicholas Baer (he/him)

Discipline: German

Degrees: B.A., University of Chicago, 2007; M.A., UC Berkeley, 2010; Ph.D., UC Berkeley, 2015

Research interests: My research examines film and digital media in conjunction with vital traditions of German thought, with a particular emphasis on aesthetics, critical theory, and the philosophy of history.