Erik Grimmer-Solem

Erik Grimmer-Solem

Associate Professor

Department of History

College of Social Studies

Wesleyan University

Middletown, CT 06459


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curriculum vitae

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History 120: Empire, Nationhood and the Quest for German Unity, 1815-1990

History 263: Inside Nazi Germany, 1933-1945

History 268: The Origins of Global Capitalism, 1400-1800

History 280: The Industrial Revolution in Global Context, 1800-present

History 319: Crisis, Creativity and Modernity in the Weimar Republic, 1918-1933

History 347: The Social Question and the Rise of the Welfare State in Germany

History 362: Issues in Contemporary Historiography

History 376: The Holocaust

College of Social Studies 240: The Emergence of Modern Europe

College of Social Studies 340: Post-Imperial History, 1945-1990

Graduate Liberal Studies Program: Nation, State and Empire in Modern Germany

Graduate Liberal Studies Program: Inside Nazi Germany, 1933-45

Graduate Liberal Studies Program: The Origins of Global Capitalism