Adam Davis


Position Title
Graduate Student in German

416/418 Sproul Hall

Adviser(s): Sven-Erik Rose

Education and Degree(s):

  • M.A. German, California State University Long Beach
  • B.A. International Affairs

Research Interest(s):

  • 19th, 18th Century Literature - Aesthetic Philosophy and Constructs of Nationalism


After two years in Austria working as an English teaching assistant, Adam decided to continue his studies in the PhD program here at UC Davis. Although his area of focus is yet to be determined, he finds himself drawn towards the works of authors such as Friedrich Schiller and Heinrich von Kleist, with a special attention being paid to literary reactions to political upheaval.

Honors and Awards:

2018    Provost Fellowship, University of California Davis

2015    Amy Kimball Memorial Scholarship, Department of Romance, German, and Russian Languages and Literatures, California State University, Long Beach, CA

2015    Certificate of Excellence, University of New Mexico, Taos, NM, German Summer School