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Claudia Koonz, Professor and Peabody Family Chair, History

Claudia Koonz
Office Location:  333 Carr Building
Office Phone:  (919) 684-3941
Email Address:  send me a message


  • Ph.D. Rutgers University 1969
  • M.A. Columbia University 1964
  • M.A. Columbia University 1964
  • BA University of Wisconsin-Madison 1962
  • B.A. University of Wisconsin at Madison 1962

Research Interests:

Current projects: I am active as co-director of the Duke Refugee Action Project, as well as with summer and post grad internship training in Croatia, Central America and other areas. In addition, I am the current president of the Berkshire Conference for Women Historians.

My interests are in 20th Century German History, Women's History, and genocide.

Curriculum Vitae
Recent Publications   (More Publications)
  1. Claudia Koonz. "Unmasking Multiculturalism: Muslim Memoirs Probe the Limits of Tolerance." Berlin Journal 12:spring, 2006 (Spring, Spring, 2006): 5-8. [pdf]  [abs]
  2. Claudia Koonz. "More Masculine Men. More Feminine Women. Gender and Race in Nazi Popular Culture." Idea (Japanese Language)  (January, Fall, 2003).
  3. C. Koonz. "Agency, Gender, and Race in Nazi Germany." Gender Politics and Mass Dictatorships: Between Mobilization and Liberation Ed. Jie-Hyun Lim and Karen Petrone. Korean edition (I can't read the name of the Press)Blackwell will release English ed on Jan 11, 2011, Fall, Fall, 2010, 61-91.  [abs]
  4. C. Koonz. "Hijab: A Word in Motion." Words in Motion: Toward a Global Lexicon. Edited by Anna Tsing and Carol Gluck. 2009. [books.php3]

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