Petra Goedde

Academic Organization: 
Temple University

Petra Goedde is associate professor of history and associate director of the Center for Humanities at Temple University.  She completed her PhD at Northwestern University in 1995. Her research interests are in U.S. foreign relations, transnational, culture, and gender history. She is the author of GIs and Germans: Culture, Gender, and Foreign Relations, 1945-1949 (Yale 2003); co-editor of The Human Rights Revolution: An International History  (Oxford, 2012), co-editor of the Oxford Handbook of the Cold War (Oxford, 2013), and has contributed articles and book chapters on cultural globalization since 1945. She is currently completing a book manuscript on the global discourse on peace during the cold war.  She has received support for her research from various organizations, among them the German Academic Exchange Service, the Charles Warren Center at Harvard University, and the Shelby Cullom Davis Center at Princeton University.  At SHAFR, she has served on various committees, among them  recently the Bernath Lecture Prize committee, and (currently) the membership committee.