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Dirk Bonker

Associate Professor of History
Box 90719, Durham, NC 27708-0719
208 Classroom Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Office hours Tuesday 3:00-4:00 PM, Wednesday 10:00-11:00 AM and by appointment



I am a historian of the United States and Germany, who focuses on questions of militarism, warfare, and empire in the long twentieth century. In my work, I also address larger questions about how best to "globalize" and "internationalize" U.S and German histories in the modern age.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Associate Professor of History · 2012 - Present History, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
Associate Professor of German Studies · 2014 - Present German Studies, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences

Education, Training & Certifications

Johns Hopkins University · 2002 Ph.D.