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Ph.D., Rutgers University

Research interests

German colonialism; German-Jewish history; antisemitism and racism

Teaching areas

Modern Europe; Modern Germany; European Colonialism; Holocaust and Genocide Studies; Global and World History

Selected publications and presentations

"Colonial Revisionism and the Emin Pasha Legend in Weimar and Nazi Germany." In Colonialism and the Jews in German History: From the Middle Ages to the 20th Century, edited by Stefan Vogt. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2022.

Podcast interview with Trefy: Episode 45- Fascism and Colonialism, aired Nov 30, 2019.

“The Rhetoric of Colonialism and Antisemitism in Imperial Germany.” In Modern Antisemitisms in the Peripheries: Europe and its Colonies 1880-1945, edited by Raul Cârstocea and Éva Kovács. Vienna: New Academic Press, 2019.

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).

Radio interview on German colonialism with the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities program “With Good Reason,” aired 2012 December 1.

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