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German & Scandinavian Studies, Deparment of Languages and Literatures


Katrin Bahr
Ph.D. Student

Contact Information
Location: Herter Hall 510
Phone: (413) 545-2350
Email: kbahr[at]

M.A. 2007, Politics and Sociology, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany
B.A. 2003, Politics and Sociology, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany
Certification - Working in international teams
German National Agency Youth For Europe (Bonn, Germany)
Certification - International Youth Exchange Leader
Institute for New Impulses (Berlin, Germany and Jerusalem, Israel)

Professional Organizations and Affiliations
NeMLA - Northeast Modern Language Association 2012-2013
GSA- German Studies Association 2011-present
PTC - Philadelphia Trainers' Collaborative 2010-2011
German-Jewish Dialogue Forum (New York City, NY) 2007-2010
AK Schloss und Gedenkst‰tte Lichtenburg e.V. (Berlin-Weimar, Germany) 2002-2007

Research Interests
GDR Culture and History, Colonialism, 1933-1945 German History,
Holocaust Studies and Education, Women and Family,
Collective Memory - History and Remembrance, Social and Political Movements in Europe