Dr. Gabriele Humbert Parker

Title: Dr.
Prename: Gabriele
Surname: Humbert Parker
Name of birth: Humbert
Profession: Anglicist, germanist
Birthday: 1898
Place of birth: Kiel
Married since: 1937
Married to: Thomas Henry Parker
Profession husband: Colonial officer in Bermuda
Education: University studies (English, German) in Göttingen; 1930 doctorate
Career: 1925–27 editor of the journal *Die Studentin*; 1930–31 exchange fellow at Hunter College, NYC; 1931–38 assistant, then associate professor, German Department, Vassar College; 1938 joins husband in Bermuda
Memberships: 1926 founding member (as student representative), German Federation of University Women (DAB); until 1930 vice president, German Huguenot Society
Biographical literature: “Gabriele Humbert Married at Vassar,” *New York Times*, October 29, 1937: 24
Major works: *Literarische Einflüsse in schottischen Volksballaden, Versuch einer kritischen Variantenvergleichung* (diss.; Halle: Niemeyer, 1932, facsimile reprint Vaduz: Sändig, 1973); “Literaturkritik im Schulzimmer,” *The German Quarterly* 9 (1936), no. 1: 17-24; “Motivverwandtschaft und Motivverwandlung in der Deutschen Novelle des 19. Jahrhunderts,” *PMLA* 51 (1936), no. 3: 842-50; *Erich Kästner, Emil und die drei Zwillinge, aufbereitet für den Deutschunterricht* (New York: H. Holt, 1938)