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Quinn Slobodian

Visiting Scholar 2011-2012


Quinn Slobodian

Quinn Slobodian is a historian of modern German and international history with a focus on race, migration, social movements, and international political economy. He is the author of Foreign Front: Third World Politics in Sixties West Germany (Duke University Press, 2012), and the editor of Comrades of Color: East Germany in the Cold War World. His work has appeared in Journal of Global History, Journal of Contemporary History, Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, German History, and The Baffler. He has held fellowships at the Freie Universität Berlin, the Center for Contemporary History in Potsdam, and the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard University.

This information is accurate for the time period that the scholar is affiliated with CES.


  • Professor of International History, Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, Boston University