Nicholas Martin has supervised seven PhD theses and eleven Master's dissertations to successful completion.
PhD topics he has recently supervised include: Shakespeare and German Unification; a comparative investigation of Thomas Mann’s Der Zauberberg and T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land; Dionysian creativity in works by D’Annunzio and Thomas Mann; Nietzsche, Goethe and the idea of “Bildung”; literary uses of biblical imagery in works by Hartmann von Aue, Kafka and Thomas Mann.
Dr Martin is currently supervising Patrick Harsch’s PhD project, entitled ‘Individual and collective responsibility in selected First World War fiction [published] since 1990’
He welcomes applications from prospective postgraduate students keen to research modern German intellectual history and/or the cultural history of war and political violence in twentieth-century Germany.
Find out more - our PhD German Studies page has information about doctoral research at the University of Birmingham.