Tyler Gahrs

PhD student in Germanic Languages & Literatures
tyler gahrs

His research focuses on testimony and witnessing in Holocaust film and literature. He is particularly interested in the testimonial act and the role of the interlocuter in autobiographical works and documentary film.

Tyler is a member of the Teaching Center's Graduate Student Advisory Council. In his free time he explores St. Louis, volunteers for voter registration initiatives, walks his dog, and experiments with new cooking and baking recipes.

contact info:

mailing address:

  • Washington University
  • CB 1104
  • One Brookings Drive
  • St. Louis, MO 63130

research interests:

  • Holocaust Literature
  • Documentary Film
  • 21st-Century German Film
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