Rudolf Weiss, PhD

Professor Emeritus of German and Linguistics


Rudolf Weiss taught for both the German and Linguistics programs. During his time at Western, Professor Weiss served as Chair of the Foreign Languages Department and Director of Linguistics, founded the linguistics major, received Western's Outstanding Teaching Award (1985), and received Laureate status in the International Society of Phonetic Sciences.


BA in Music Ed. and BA in German, Western Washington University

MA and PhD in Germanic Linguistics, University of Colorado