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HansPohlsanderHans  Pohlsander

Professor Emeritus
College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Office of the Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Expertise: History; 19th Century Germany; German monuments.

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A native of Germany, Emeritus Professor Hans Pohlsander is the author of Helena: Empress and Saint (Chicago: Aries, 1995) and National Monuments and Nationalism in 19th Century Germany (Bern: Peter Lang, 2008). He was first appointed to the UAlbany faculty in 1962 and was granted emeritus status in 1995. He served as Department of Classics chairperson from 1972-1978. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan.