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John McCole

Associate Professor
Comparative Literature, European Studies, German & Scandinavian, History
Phone: 541-346-5906
Office: 303 McKenzie Hall
Office Hours: Spring 2023 W 2-4 in McKenzie 303, or email me for a Zoom link


  • Berlin Crossings:  Georg Simmel and Modern Identity


  • Walter Benjamin and the Antinomies of Tradition (Cornell University Press, 1993)
  • On Max Horkheimer:  New Perspectives, ed. with Seyla Benhabib and Wolfgang Bonss (MIT Press, 1993)
  • "Georg Simmel and the Philosophy of Religion," New German Critique 94 (Winter 2005)
  • “Memorial: Fritz Ringer, 1934-2006,” Central European History 39 (2006)