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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 holds a Canada Research Chair in Modern German History. She is the author of *Provincial Modernity: Local Culture and Liberal Politics in Fin-de-Siecle Hamburg* (Cornell University Press, 2003). Jenkins has held fellowships from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, the Center for European Studies at Harvard University and the National Endowment for the Humanities. She is currently engaged in writing two books: *Weltpolitik on the Persian Frontier: Germany and Iran, 1873-1941*, an exploration of Germany's global interactions in the age of empire, and *Germany Among the Global Empires*, which will appear in the series "A New History of Modern Europe" published by Wiley-Blackwell.

Sample Publications

"Hjalmar Schacht, Reza Shah, and Germany's Presence in Iran," *Iran Nameh* 30, 1 (Spring 2015): 20-46. "Germany's Eurasian Strategy in 1918," in Helmut Bley and Anorthe Kremers, eds., *The World During the First World War* Essen: Klartext Verlag, 2014. Pp. 291-302. “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