Prof. Classen honored with German Knighthood

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Albrecht Classen, University Distinguished Professor of German Studies, has been honored with the rank of Grand Knight Commander of the Most Noble Order of the Three Lions. 

The award is bestowed in recognition of Classen's outstanding service to German Studies. The Most Noble Order of the Three Lions is a dynastic order of chivalry formed by the Duke of Swabia, the head of the House of Bourgogne von Hohenstaufen, to promote exemplary values and honor outstanding acts of service or expertise in areas that are of benefit to humanity.