Dr. Thomas Krüggeler

* 1958; Ph.D.

Studied History, Sociology, Spanish, and Anthropology at Bielefeld (Germany)and Urbana-Champaign (USA).

Received a Doctorate in History from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1993; taught at universities in the Unted States, Peru and Germany; publishes in the fields of Latin American History (Andean region) and the internationalization of university systems.

Head of the Latin America Department since 2002.