Friedrich Ulfers Prize
Friedrich Ulfers is Associate Professor of German at New York University, in the past also serving as Assistant Dean of the College of Arts and Science, the German Department’s Director of Undergraduate Studies, Director of the NYU in Berlin Summer and Director of Deutsches Haus at NYU. Winner of NYU’s Distinguished Teaching Medal and Great Teacher Award, and twice winner of the College of Arts and Science’s Golden Dozen Award for Excellence in Teaching, he has taught not only in the German Department but also in NYU’s interdisciplinary programs,offering courses that engage a range of interests, including literary theory, continental philosophy, and the relationships between science, literature, and philosophy. Friedrich Ulfers also serves as a professor of philosophy at the European Graduate School in Saas-Fee, Switzerland, where he teaches an intensive Summer Seminar on Nietzsche and 20th-Century Thought. He is Senator of, and serves as Secretary of the American Council for, the school.
• 2014: Sara Bershtel [press release]
• 2013: Carol Brown Janeway