R. Eric Johnson
Graduate Teaching Associate in German
R. Eric Johnson is a Ph.D. candidate whose research interests include German horror film and ahistorical representation. His dissertation Nazis Out of Space and Time: Ahistorical Nazi Representation in Modern Cinema is advised by Daniel Magilow. Eric received his B.A. in German and English (with Honors) from the University of Tennessee in 2006 and an M.A. (German) from the University of Tennessee (2009). He has also studied at both the Universität Stuttgart and the Karlsruher Institut für Technologie. His article Dissecting the Body Politic: Biopower and Medicine in Stefan Ruzowitzky's 'Anatomie' was published in Focus on German Studies in 2012. Eric has presented in the US and Germany on varied topics, such as German horror film, pedagogy, and academic writing.