Barbara S. Stone, Dean of the College, VP of Academic Affairs, and Professor of German and Humanities
“At Shimer ‘thinking’ is not primarily a solitary activity; we share our thoughts with one another, and this helps me to contemplate things in new and interesting ways.”
Barbara Stone has been a member of the Shimer faculty since 1985. She was a Lecturer in German at the University of Chicago from 1983 to 1985, and at Northwestern University from 1980 to 1981.
Ph.D., German Language and Literature
Northwestern University, 1985
M.A., German Language and Literature
Northwestern University, 1976
Distinction in Psychology, Honors in Psychology, cum laude
University of Massachusetts, Boston, Mass, 1972
ACADEMIC HONORS AND AWARDS
Joint Germanic Society of America/Fulbright-Hays Travel Grant, Constance, Germany, 1978-1979
Adalbert Stifter and the Idyll: A Study of “Witiko”. American University Studies, Series I, Germanic Languages and Literature, 80. Bern: Peter Lang, 1989
NEH Project Director, NEH Curriculum Development Grant, “Great Books, Great Art: Integrating Art History into the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum,” 2005-2006.
Participant, The Literary Canon and Beyond: German Popular Culture Reconsidered, Sponsored by DAAD and Cornell University, Summer, 1991