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[Photo]: Giles R. Hoyt

Giles R. Hoyt (Retired)


Professor Emeritus of German and Philanthopic Studies
Director Emeritus of the IUPUI Max Kade German-American Research and Resource Center


B.A. State University of New York at Binghamton 1965
M.A. 1967
Ph.D. University of Illinois 1973

Academic Interests

Early modern German literature and language, German culture studies and German-American studies


Lilly Open Faculty Fellowship;
grants from the German Academic Exchange Service, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Max Kade Foundation;
various teaching awards;
John W. Ryan Award for Distinguished Contributions to International Programs and Studies Cross of Merit from Federal Republic of Germany


Several volumes and numerous articles on German Literature and German-American history;
and The International Bibliography of German-Americana


Board member, Indiana Sister Cities, Inc.;
Board member, Indiana German Heritage Society;
Vice-President, Athenaeum Foundation;
Indianapolis-Cologne Sister Cities Committee;
Founding Secretary/Treasurer, German Academic Exchange Service Alumni Assosiation

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