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Dr. Robert A. Willingham

Associate Professor

Chairperson


Department: History
Office: 308 Bank Building

540-375-2422

willingham@roanoke.edu

Degrees

B.A., Fort Lewis College;
M.A., Purdue University;
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Research & Teaching Interests

Modern Europe, the Holocaust, World History, the Middle East

Extracurricular

Member, Curriculum Committee;
Member, Academic Integrity Council

Books

  • Jews in Leipzig, Germany Under Nazism, Communism and Democracy: Politics and Identity in the 20th Century, Edwin Mellen Press, 2011

Recent Publications

  • Conference Paper, "Ludwig Goldwasser and the Leipzigers in Israel", at the International Holocaust Studies Conference, October, 2014;
  • Conference Paper: "Germans in Israel", at the German Studies Association, September, 2011;
  • "The Holocaust", in ABC-CLIO Encyclopedia of World History, 2010;
  • Conference Paper: "Introducing a Senior Seminar in World History" at the World History Association, June, 2009
  • Conference Paper: "We Believe that now you know: the Struggle for Jewish Religious Space in the German Democratic Republic" at the German Studies Association, 2007;
  • "A Phoenix in Saxony", in Leipziger Beitraege zur Juedische Geschichte und Kultur, 2005