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Philipp Stelzel

Assistant Professor of History
McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts
Department of History

College Hall 611
Phone: 412.396.2633


Ph.D., Modern Europe, Transnational and Global History, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill, 2010
M.A., History, Columbia University, 2003
B.A., History, Ludwig-­‐Maximilians-­‐Universität, Munich, Germany, 2002

HIST 151: Shaping of the Modern World

HIST 214: Western Civilization II

HIST 450W: The Cold War

HIST 519: 19th-Century Europe

HIST 522: 20th-Century Europe

HIST 550: The Cold War

Awards and Honors

Edmund Spevack Award for Transatlantic Studies 2012

Fellow, Center for Advanced Studies, University of Munich 2012

Finalist, Fritz Stern Dissertation Prize 2011

Research Associate, Lasky Center, University of Munich 2011 - present

Bernadotte E. Schmitt Research Grant, American Historical Association 2010

Doctoral Fellowship, Institut für Europäische Geschichte, Mainz, Germany 2007

Doctoral Fellowship, German Historical Institute, Washington, DC 2006

George Mowry Dissertation Fellowship, History Dept., UNC Chapel Hill 2006

Students' Undergraduate Teaching Award, UNC Chapel Hill 2005

Fulbright Scholarship (German Fulbright Commission/ZEIT Foundation) 2002/03

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Fellowship 2002/03


Peer-­reviewed articles:

"Transnationalism and the History of Historiography: A Transatlantic Perspective," History Compass 13:2 (2015), 78-87.

"Working Toward a Common Goal? American Views on German Historiography and German-American Scholarly Relations during the 1960s," Central European History 41:4 (2008), 639-671.

"Fritz Fischer and the American Historical Profession: Tracing the Transatlantic Dimension of the Fischer-Kontroverse," Storia della Storiografia 44:1 (2003), 67-84.

Book chapters:

"Second Generation Émigrés' Impact on the West German Historical Profession," in Andreas Daum, Hartmut Lehman, and James J. Sheehan (eds.), The Second Generation: Émigré Historians from Central Europe in the Transatlantic World, 1945 to the Present, accepted, forthcoming 2015 with Berghahn Books, New York and Oxford.

Book reviews:

Book reviews for German Studies Review, H-German, Francia Recensio, H-­Soz-­u-­Kult, and Sehepunkte