Erik Grimmer-Solem

Erik Grimmer-Solem

Associate Professor

Department of History

College of Social Studies

Wesleyan University

Middletown, CT 06459


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Erik Grimmer-Solem is Associate Professor in the Department of History and Tutor in the College of Social Studies at Wesleyan University. Before joining Wesleyan in 2002, he was a Harper Fellow at the University of Chicago, and prior to that, Lecturer in Modern European History at Balliol College, Oxford University. His field is modern German history with specializations in economic history, the history of economic thought, and the history of social reform. He has also developed research interests in German imperialism, German-Japanese relations before 1918, and Germany in the two world wars.

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