Eric Roubinek, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of History
207 Whitesides Hall, CPO 2830

Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D. University of Minnesota, 2014
  • B.A. University of Wisconsin, 2004

Research Interests

  • Modern Europe, especially Germany
  • Fascism
  • Empires:

the intersections of the national and transnational
​- technologies of empire and their physical manifestation as infractures of power


  • HIST 178: Living in Modern Times: The Weimar Republic and Europe in the 1920s
  • HIST 220: Global Perspectives in World History
  • HIST 373: From Kaiser to Kanzlerin: Creating Germany Unity from 1848 to the present
  • HIST 373: Race, Nation, and Genocides in the Modern World
  • HIST 373: The First World War
  • HIST 373: Fascism, Empire, Africa
  • HIST 373: Interwar Europe
  • HIST 373: Perspectives in German Cinema, 1919-1945: Gender, Aesthetics, Modernity
  • HUM 324: The Modern World

Recent Publications

  • “A ‘Fascist’ Colonialism? German National Socialist and Italian Fascist Colonial Cooperation, 1936-1943.” In Nazi Germany and Southern Europe, 1933- 1945: Science, Culture and Politics, edited by Fernando Clara and Cláudia Ninhos. London: Palgrave MacMillan, 2016.
  • Weimar Germany (1918/19-1933), volume 6, German History in Documents and Images. Eric D. Weitz and Eric Roubinek, eds. German Historical Institute: Washington, DC, 2012.