Beate Rodewald

Associate Professor of English

School: School of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Department: English
Sub-department(s): English (UG) | Honors (UG) | Humanities (UG)

joined: 1989


Beate Rodewald has been on the faculty of PBA since 1989. She works primarily on comparative and interdisciplinary subjects, with special interest in utopian studies, science fiction and fantasy. She regularly teaches classes on Literature and the Arts, Literary Theory, and seminars in the Honors Program’s Great Books curriculum. As member of the Modern Language Association of America and the Society for Utopian Studies, Dr. Rodewald has presented papers at national and international conferences; in addition to literary subjects, Dr. Rodewald has researched intentional communities and historical artists’ colonies.


PHD in English, Kent State University | MA in English, Slippery Rock University of PA | BA in French and English, University of Frieburg