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Robert Beachy

Department Chair and Associate Professor of History

Van Meter 136
410-337-6466
rbeachy@goucher.edu
http://www.robertbeachy.net/


Education

B.A., Earlham College
M.A., University of Chicago
Ph.D., University of Chicago


Areas of Scholarly Expertise and Interest

Modern European History, German History, History of Sexuality


Recent Publications/Presentations/Performances

Gay Berlin: Birthplace of a Modern Identity (forthcoming, Knopf 2013, Vintage 2014)

German Civil Wars: Nation Building and Historical Memory, 1756-1914, co-authored with James Retallack (forthcoming, Oxford),

The Soul of Commerce: Credit, Property and Politics in Leipzig, 1750-1840 (Brill 2005).

Pious Pursuits: German Moravians in the Atlantic World, ed. with Michele Gillespie (Berghahn 2007)

Who Ran the Cities? Elite and Urban Power Structures, 1700-2000, ed. with Ralf Roth (Ashgate 2007)

Women Business & Finance in Nineteenth Century Europe: Rethinking Separate Spheres, ed. with Beatrice Craig & Alastair Owens (Berg 2006)


Awards/Significant Accomplishments

Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Andrew W. Mellon Fellow (2010-11)
American Philosophical Society, Franklin Research Grant (2010)
John S. Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellow (2009-10)
Faculty Summer Research Grant, Goucher College (2009)
Christopher Isherwood Foundation Fellow of the Huntington (2008)
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), summer reinvitation grant (2008)
Phil Zwickler Memorial Research Grant, Cornell University (2007)
National Humanities Center, Jessie Ball DuPont Fellow (2006-07)
American Philosophical Society, Franklin Research Grant (2006)
Faculty Summer Research Grant, Goucher College (2005)
Max Kade Foundation, Grant for "German Moravians" Conference at Wake Forest Univ. (2002)
Atlanta Goethe Institute, Grant for "German Moravians" Conference at Wake Forst Univ. (2002)
William C. Archie Fund for Faculty Excellence, Wake Forest Univ. (2000)
Max-Planck-Institut für Geschichte, Göttingen, summer fellowship (2000)
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), post-doctoral fellowship (2000)
Herzog August Bibliothek, Wolfenbüttel, six-month research residency (1999)
Finalist, Fritz Stern Dissertation Prize, German Historical Institute, Washington, DC (1999)


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