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Susan V. Scaff

Scaff, Susan von Rohr

Professor,  Humanities

E-mail
sscaff@sbcglobal.net
Susan.Scaff@sjsu.edu
Additional Contact Information

Phone Number(s)
(408) 924-4507

Office Hours
Spring 2011: Mon 10:30-12:00, Th 9:00-10:15, and by appointment

Courses

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy. Univ Of Arizona, 1987
  • Master of Arts, English
    Univ Of Arizona, Arizona, United States, 1980
  • Master of Arts, Comparative Literature
    Univ Of Cal-Berkeley, California, United States, 1969
  • Bachelor of Arts, Comparative Literature
    Univ Of Cal-Berkeley, California, United States, 1966

Bio

Prof. Scaff has taught English, Comparative Literature, and Humanities at the Univ of Arizona, Penn State Univ, and San Jose State Univ, where she has been on the faculty since 1998. She teaches in the Humanities Honors Program and also teaches upper division courses in European Studies, including some online. Her area of specialization is European modernism, and she has published a book on German novelist Thomas Mann along with articles on Mann, James Joyce, Charlotte Bronte, and Christa Wolf. She is currently working on an interview-based monograph on divorce tentatively titled "Late Divorce: When a Good Marriage Ends and Life Afterward."