My teaching and research interests lie at the intersection of Philosophy, Sociology and Politics. I received my PhD (1997) and MA (1993) in Sociology from the New School for Social Research in New York. My post-doctoral work was at New York University's Remarque Institute and Eugene Lang College at the New School University.

I have written three monographs and edited one anthology.

In the first book, Ambiguous Memory: the Nazi Past and German National Identity, (Praeger 2001) I argued that German memory followed two trajectories: a universalization of the past in the East and an internalization of the past in the West. The book focused on …

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