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About the Editor(s)
Prof. Konrad H. Jarausch
and Prof. Helga A. Welsh

Prof. Konrad H. Jarausch
Lurcy Professor of European Civilization, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1969

Select Publications:

(Ed., with Thomas Lindenberg in collaboration with Annelie Ramsbrock) Conflicted Memories: Europeanizing Contemporary Histories. New York: Berghahn Books, 2007.

(Ed., with Arnd Bauerkämper and Marcus M. Payk) Demokratiewunder: transatlantische Mittler und die kulturelle Öffnung Westdeutschlands 1945-1970. Göttingen:
Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2005.

Die Umkehr: deutsche Wandlungen 1945-1995. Munich: Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, 2004.

(With Michael Geyer) Shattered Past: Reconstructing German Histories. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2003.

Dictatorship as Experience: Towards a Socio-Cultural History of the GDR. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books, 1999.

Die Unverhoffte Einheit 1989-1990. Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp, 1995.

The Rush to German Unity. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.

The Unfree Professions: German Lawyers, Teachers and Engineers, 1900-1950. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 1990.

Deutsche Studenten 1800-1970. Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp, 1984.

The Transformation of Higher Learning, 1860-1930: Expansion, Diversification, Social Opening, and Professionalization in England, Germany, Russia, and the United States. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1983.

Students, Society and Politics in Imperial Germany: The Rise of Academic Illiberalism. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1982.

The Enigmatic Chancellor: Bethmann Hollweg and the Hubris of Imperial Germany, 1856-1921. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1973.

Prof. Helga A. Welsh
Professor of Political Science, Wake Forest University
Ph.D., Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, 1985

Select Publications:

"Germany: The Berlin Republic Still in Transition," in Europe Today. A Twenty-First Century Introduction, eds. Ronald Tiersky and Erik Jones. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2007: 91-125.

"When Discourse Trumps Policy: Transitional Justice in Unified Germany," German Politics, 15, 2 (June 2006): 137-152.

"Higher Education in Germany: Reform in Incremental Steps," in European Journal of Education 39, 3 (September 2004): 359-75.

"Unified Germany. The Desire for Stability and the Need for Change," in Europe Today. National Politics, European Integration, and European Security, eds. Ronald Tiersky, et al. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2004: 211-249.

"The Elite Conundrum in the GDR: Lessons from the District Level," German Studies Review, XXIV, 1 (February 2001): 19-34.

"East-West Electoral Encounters in Unified Germany," in Power Shift in Germany, eds. David Conradt, et al. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2000: 181-199.

"Parliamentary Elites in Times of Political Transition: The Case of Eastern Germany," West European Politics, 19, 3 (July 1996): 507-524.

"Dealing with the Communist Past: Central and East European Experiences after 1990," Europe-Asia Studies, 48, 3 (May 1996): 413-428.

(Ed., with Donald Hancock) German Unification: Process and Outcomes. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1994.

"Political Transitions in Central and Eastern Europe," Comparative Politics, 26, 4 (July 1994): 379-394.