Michael Geyer has retired and no longer directs BA theses or accepts new graduate students.
Modern German and European history; history and theory of human rights; international and transnational history; globalization; war and genocide
Russia and the Soviet Union; modern Europe; cultural history, especially exchange and translation; the Cold War; aesthetic reception; everyday life
Nineteenth-century German cultural and intellectual history; Vormärz Prussia; history of museums, collections, and material culture; art and politics
Modern European intellectual and cultural history; modern France (political and social as well as intellectual and cultural); history of the human sciences, especially psychiatry and psychoanalysis; conceptions of selfhood and identity; historical methodology