Dr. Nicholas Germana received his Ph.D. from Boston College in 2006. Dr. Germana's scholarly work to date has focused on German nationalism and German orientalism. He teaches various courses on European Intellectual History and the history of women in Europe.His book, The Orient of Europe: The Mythical Image of India and Competing Images of German National Identity, was published in 2009 by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. He is also the author of two articles forthcoming in 2010: "Self-Othering in German Orientalism: The Case of Friedrich Schlegel" (The Comparatist); and "The Beauty of Enervation: Woman, India, and the Anxiety of System in Hegel's Philosophy" (German Studies Review).Dr. Germana is the director of the History Honors Program.