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Prof. Dr. Christof Mauch

Prof. Dr. Christof Mauch was Director of the German Historical Instiute from 2002 to 2007. In April 2007, he became Professor of North American Cultural, Social, and Political History and Transatlantic Relations at the Amerika-Institut, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich.


Dr. phil. habil., University of Cologne, 1998
Dr. phil., Eberhard Karls University, Tübingen, 1990

Select Publications:

Die 101 wichtigsten Fragen: Amerikanische Geschichte. Munich: C.H. Beck, 2008.

(Ed., with Kiran Patel) Wettlauf in die Moderne: Deutschland und die USA von 1890 bis zur Gegenwart. Munich: Pantheon, 2008.

(With Jürgen Heideking) Geschichte der USA. Tübingen and Basel: Francke, 5th edition, 2007.

(Ed., with Nathan Stoltzfus and Doug Weiner) Shades of Green: Global Environmentalism in Historical Perspective. Landham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2006.

(Ed., with Alan Lessoff) Adolf Cluss, Architect: From Germany to America. New York: Berghahn Books in collaboration with the Historical Society of Washington, DC, 2005 (Winner of the Victorian Society of America's Henry-Russell Hitchcock Book Award, 2006).

(Ed.) Nature in German History. New York: Berghahn Books, 2004.

Shadow War Against Hitler. The Covert Operations of America's Wartime Secret Intelligence Service. New York: Columbia University Press, 2003.

(Ed., with Philipp Gassert) Mrs. President. Von Martha Washington bis Hillary Clinton. Stuttgart: Deutsche-Verlags-Anstalt, 2000.

(With Jürgen Heideking) USA und deutscher Widerstand: Analysen und Operationen des amerikanischen Geheimdienstes im Zweiten Weltkrieg. Tübingen and Basel: Francke, 1993.

Poesie-Theologie-Politik. Studien zu Kurt Marti. Tübingen: Max Niemeyer, 1992 (Studien zur deutschen Literatur vol.118).

(With Tobias Brenner) Für eine Welt ohne Krieg. Otto Umfrid und die Anfänge der Friedensbewegung. Introduction by Walter Jens, Schönaich: G.A. Ulmer, 1987.