Bayerische Amerika-Akademie (BAA)

The Bavarian American Academy

The objective of the Bavarian American Academy (BAA) is to support research on or related to the USA and to enhance the interaction between science and culture, society and economy.

Although the primary focus of the Academy‘s activities is the USA, in the context of interdisciplinary and interregional studies it also supports research on Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean.


The BAA provides a network of cooperation for Bavarian scholars from a wide range of disciplines in the cultural and social sciences who are specializing in these areas. It aims at coordinating and focusing their respective competencies and resources. The BAA sees itself as an innovative, comprehensive, inter-university institution.

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Team of the Bavarian American Academy

Prof. Dr. Heike Paul

Prof. Dr. Heike Paul

Director

Dr. Margaretha Schweiger-Wilhelm

Dr. Margaretha Schweiger-Wilhelm

Managing Director

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Jasmin Falk, M.A.

Jasmin Falk, M.A.

Office Assistant

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Prof. Dr. Volker Depkat

Prof. Dr. Volker Depkat

Deputy Director

Prof. em. Dr. Jürgen Gebhardt

Prof. em. Dr. Jürgen Gebhardt

Executive Board

Prof. Dr. Erik Lehmann

Prof. Dr. Erik Lehmann

Executive Board

Prof. Dr. Kerstin Schmidt

Prof. Dr. Kerstin Schmidt

Executive Board

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