Doris Pfaffinger

Doris Pfaffinger

(617) 627-2621
Packard Avenue
Research/Areas of Interest:

Second Language Pedagogy/ Teaching, German short film, 20th and 21st century literature and culture


  • PhD in German Literature, University of Oregon, Eugene, United States, 2008
  • MA in German, University of Oregon, Eugene, United States, 2002
  • BA in German and English, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany, 2000


Doris Pfaffinger is a senior lecturer of German at Tufts University. She teaches language classes on all levels, as well as a course on German for Business and Politics, and a course on German Identity. She serves as the German House Advisor and is the German Club faculty Liaison. She previously taught at the University of Oregon, where she also received her PhD.