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Jennifer Miller

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Associate Professor
Office Phone: 618-650-2311
Peck Hall Room 0213


PhD, Rutgers University
MA, Rutgers University
AB, Davidson College

Courses Taught

History of Western Civilization since 1815
History of Modern Germany
History of the Holocaust
History of Modern European Women
History of Modern Turkey
History of Europe since 1945
Seminar: "Europe and its 'Others'"
Seminar: Environmental History
Seminar: "New" Imperialism
Seminar: European Migration History

Selected Publications

Women and Gender in Modern Europe: An Inclusive History of the Long 20th Century. London: Bloomsbury Press, Forthcoming.

Turkish Guest Workers in Germany: Hidden Lives and Contested Borders, 1960s to 1980s. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2018.

"Instructional Visions: German Visual Messages to the First Generation of Turkish Guest Workers." In Becoming TransGerman: Cultural Identity Beyond Geography. Edited By Thomas O. Haakenson, Tirza True Latimer, Carol Hager, and Deborah Barton. Peter Lang, 2019.

"Espionage and Intimacy: West Berlin Turkish Men in the Stasi's Eyes." In Cold War Spy Stories from Eastern Europe. Edited by Valentina Glajar, Alison Lewis, and Corina L. Petrescu. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2019.

"Extranational Spaces and the Disruption of National Boundaries: Turkish Immigrant Media and Claims Against the State in 1980s West Germany." Nations and Nationalism 23, no. 4 (October 2017): 837–55. With Amy Foerster.

"Her Fight is Your Fight: 'Guest Worker' Labor Activism in the Early 1970s West Germany." International Labor and Working-Class History 84 (Fall 2013): 226-47.

"On Track for West Germany: Turkish 'Guest-worker' Rail Transportation to West Germany in the Postwar Period." German History 30, no. 4 (December 2012): 528-49.

"German Women's Movement" International Encyclopedia of Protest and Revolution. Blackwell Press, 2009.

Selected Grants

Fulbright - PAD, Germany, 1998
Princeton Office of Population Research, 2004 and 2005
American Research Institute in Turkey, 2005
German Academic Exchange Service, Germany, 2005
German Studies Association, Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies, 2006
American Historical Association, Bernadotte E. Schmitt Grant for Research in European, African, or Asian History, 2010
Fulbright German Studies Seminar, "Ethnic Diversity and National Identity." 2011.

Summer Research Fund, 2009
Seed Grant for Transitional and Exploratory Projects, 2010

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