Albert Bernhardt FaustAlbert Bernhardt Faust (April 20, 1870 in BaltimoreFebruary 8, 1951) was a United States German and German-American studies scholar.
BiographyAfter attending the German Zions School in Baltimore, he entered Johns Hopkins University, where he graduated in 1889 and took the degree of Ph.D. in 1892. He studied and traveled abroad at German universities from 1892 to 1894. He was instructor in German at Johns Hopkins, 1894–96, associate professor of German at Wesleyan University, Connecticut, 1896-1903. From 1903 to 1904 he was assistant professor of German at the University of Wisconsin and in 1904-10 at Cornell University, becoming full professor in the latter year. He retired from Cornell in 1938.
Under his guidance, the German department at Cornell became one of the major centers for German-American studies in the United States. He was a member of the Modern Language Association of America, the German Goethe Society, the Steuben Society and the American Dialect Society.