Educated in Germany, England and the United States, Fritz Fleischmann received his doctorate summa cum laude from the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg in 1983, the year he joined the Babson faculty. At Babson, he has served as founding chair of the undergraduate honors program, chair of the Arts and Humanities Division, associate director of the Glavin Center, and Dean of Faculty. He was awarded the Tomasso Term Chair in 1991 and the William R. Dill Governance Chair in 1997.
Mr. Fleischmann is the author, editor, or co-editor of five books, and the author of numerous essays and articles on American literature and culture, with a special interest in gender. He has been serving as Contributing Editor for the Charles Brockden Brown Electronic Archive and Scholarly Edition (http://www.brockdenbrown.ucf.edu/); he is currently editing the short fiction and working on a new biography of John Neal (1793-1876). Mr. Fleischmann is also interested in the history and culture of entrepreneurship, and he serves on the board of the Faltin Foundation for Entrepreneurship in Berlin, Germany.