Roland Spickermann

Roland Spickermann

Associate Professor
Department of History
History Program
MB Room 4108

History Program

Department of History


BA, University of California, Berkeley

MA, University of Michigan

PhD, University of Michigan

Research Interest

Dr. Spickermann's dissertation was on rural nationalism and political mobilization in the German Empire. His more recent research has been on a second project, the history of adoption in 20th-century Germany.

Courses Taught

In addition to teaching World Civilizations (1500-Present), Dr. Spickermann also teaches Modern Europe, Modern Germany, the Third Reich / Holocaust, the French Revolution, and Modern China. At the graduate level, he also offers courses on German history, on Industrialization, and on Democratization.

Current Publications

Dr. Spickermann has had articles published in several journals on German history, including German History, Central European History, and German Studies Review, and in several essay collections. 

Current Projects

Dr. Spickermann is working on a manuscript on the history of adoption in 20th century Germany. 

Last Updated: 11/20/2019