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Jennifer Jenkins


Academic Profile

Jennifer Jenkins is Associate Professor of German and European History at the University of Toronto, where she held a Canada Research Chair in Modern German History from 2004 to 2014. She is the author of several publications on Germany, Iran and global history. These include two book manuscripts, "Germany's Great Game: The Reich and Iran in the Age of Empire" and "Germany Among the Global Empires 1815 to the Present." Jenkins has held fellowships from the Canada Research Chairs Program, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, the Center for European Studies at Harvard University and the National Endowment for the Humanities. She has been a Senior Associate Member of St. Antony's College Oxford (2013-2014) and an Associate at the Zentrum Moderner Orient Berlin (2017-2018). Her future projects include an edited volume "Tehran 1943: Iran and the Second World War" and "The German Orient 1905-1979"

Sample Publications

“Iran in the Nazi New Order, 1933-1941,” Iranian Studies, 49, 5 (November 2016): 727-751. "Fritz Fischer's 'Programme for Revolution': Implications for a Global History of Germany in the First World War," Journal of Contemporary History, 48, 2 (April 2013): 397-417. “Excavating Zarathustra: Ernst Herzfeld’s Archaeological History of Iran", *Iranian Studies*, Vol. 45, No. 1, (January 2012): 1-27. “Experts, Migrants, Refugees: Making the German Colony in Iran, 1900-1934” in Bradley Naranch and Geoff Eley, eds., *German Colonialism in a Global Age, 1884-1945* (Durham: Duke University Press, 2014), pp. 147-169.

Current Position

Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair, University of Toronto