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Dr. Christian Davis
Jackson Hall, Room 213
Office phone: 540-568-5584MSC 2001
58 Bluestone Drive
Harrisonburg, VA 22807
Assistant professor of history
Ph.D., Rutgers University
M.A. University of Georgia, Athens
B.A. Swarthmore College
Fields and specialties
Modern Central European history; European colonialism; global and comparative history
Modern Europe; Modern Germany; European Colonialism; Holocaust and Genocide Studies; Global and World History
German ideologies of colonialism; German-Jewish assimilation; antisemitism and racism; violence
Selected publications and presentations
“Colonialism and the Antisemitic Movement in Imperial Germany,” in German Colonialism in a Global Age, 1884-1945, edited by Geoff Eley and Bradley D. Naranch, Duke University Press, 2013.
Colonialism, Antisemitism, and Germans of Jewish Descent in Imperial Germany, The University of Michigan Press, 2012.
“‘Coddling’ Africans Abroad: Colonial Director Paul Kayser and the Education of Africans in Germany, 1891-96.” Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History 9, no. 1 (2008).