Gerald Steinacher is an Associate Professor of History and the Rosenberg Professor of Judaic Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Steinacher received his Ph.D. in History in 1999 from the University of Innsbruck (Austria). Prior to his appointment at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, he served as Schumpeter-Professor in the Center for European Studies at Harvard University. In 2006 he was a Visiting Fellow at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C. and until recently worked as an independent researcher for the Museum's Oral History Department. In 2014 Steinacher was a Fred and Ellen Lewis Research Fellow at the Archives of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee of New York. In 2015 Steinacher will be a Research Fellow at the International Institute for Holocaust Research at Yad Vashem/Israel.
Ambiti di ricerca
Zeitgeschichte, Faschismus, Nationalsozialismus, Holocaust, Frueher Kalter Krieg.
Nazis on the run. How Hitler's Henchmen Fled Justice (Oxford: Oxford University Press 2011).
Südtirol und die Geheimdienste 1943–1945 (Innsbruck-Vienna: Studienverlag 2000).
(together with Aram Mattioli ed.), Für den Faschismus bauen: Architektur und Städtebau im Italien Mussolinis, Orell Fuessli Verlag, Zuerich 2009.
(Ed.), Tra Duce, Führer e Negus. L’Alto Adige e la guerra d´Abissinia 1935–1941, Bolzano-Trento: Temi 2008.