Wolfgang Mieder

Wolfgang Mieder served as chair of the department of German and Russian at the University of Vermont for more than twenty years, and now devotes his time to teaching and scholarship. Since 1984 he has been the editor of Proverbium: Yearbook of International Proverb Scholarship, an annual book published by the University of Vermont with subscriptions from around the world. Mieder is the author of several books on German literary matters as well as over one hundred books and more than three hundred articles on proverbs. He has also been guest professor at the University of Freiburg in Germany and at the University of California at Berkeley.