Olivia G. Gabor-Peirce
Associate Professor and Advisor in German
Office: (269) 387-3036
Office hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 11 to noon
Wednesday, 2 to 4 p.m.
And by appointment
414 Sprau Tower, Mail Stop 5338
Department of World Languages and Literatures
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5338 USA
B.A. in French Literature, 1993, University of Central Florida (magna cum laude).
M.A. in German Literature, 1996, University of Michigan.
Ph.D. in German, 2000, with specialization in Modern German Drama, University of Michigan.
Dr. Olivia G. Gabor-Peirce was born in Romania (Transylvania), studied French and German literature, lived and studied in Germany and Switzerland and received her Ph.D. in 2000 from the University of Michigan with specialization in Modern German Drama. She served one year as Language Program Director in the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures at the University of Michigan. She is currently Assistant Professor of German at Western Michigan University. Her book, “The Stage as ‘Der Spielraum Gottes’” (2006) deals with the representation of God on the stage in twentieth century German theater. She has also published on Friedrich Dürrenmatt and African theater. Dr. Gabor-Peirce has taught all levels of language and literature at Western Michigan University since 2002.