Patricia Casey Sutcliffe


German Historical Institute Washington
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Biographical Summary

Patricia “Casey” Sutcliffe joined the GHI as an editor in 2006 after a fourteen-year career teaching English at German universities and German at American ones. During that span (in December 2000), she received her PhD in Germanic Studies from the University of Texas at Austin with a dissertation based in intellectual history: “Friedrich Max Müller and William Dwight Whitney as Exporters of Nineteenth-Century German Philology: A Sociological Analysis of the Development of their Linguistic Theories." At the GHI, she edited most of the GHI Bulletin Supplements from 2009 and is the in-house editor for the GHI’s book series with Berghahn Books, Studies in German History. Aside from other editing and translating responsibilities, she teaches a writing seminar at the GHI for staff and affiliated scholars. From 2015 to 2019, she served as the Deputy Equality Officer for the Max Weber Foundation, for which she attended various training programs in Germany on communication, anti-bullying measures, and the German Equal Opportunity Law.

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