Lisa Fetheringill Zwicker is an Associate Professor of History with a specialty in modern German history. She completed her undergraduate and graduate work at the University of California, Berkeley. Her book, Dueling Students: Masculinity, Conflict, and Politics in German Universities, 1890 to 1914, appeared in 2011 with University of Michigan. Her recent published work has focused on antisemitism, confessional relations at universities, competing ideas about honor, and constructions of masculinity. She has received fellowships from the German Academic Exchange Service, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Simon-Dubnow Institute, Leo Baeck Institute, Foreign Languages Areas Studies Fellowship Program, Mellon Foundation, Indiana University, and the History Department and the German Studies Center at U.C. Berkeley.Recent Publications
“Matters of Honor and German Academic Life: Jewish and Catholic Students at German Universities, 1890-1914.” Jewish Masculinities: German Jews, Gender, and History, eds. Sharon Gillerman, Paul Lerner, Ben Baader, 114-137. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2012.
Dueling Students: Masculinity, Conflict, and Politics in German Universities, 1890 to 1914. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2011. It appeared in the series “Social History, Popular Culture, and Politics in Germany” edited by Geoff Eley.
“Antisemitism, the Limits of Antisemitic Rhetoric, and a Movement against Russian Students at German Universities, 1908-1912.” The Leo Baeck Institute Yearbook 55 (2010): 193-203.