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Jenkins, Jennifer, Ph.D. Michigan
Associate Professor, St. George Campus
(416) 946-8944
jl.jenkins@utoronto.ca
Office: MU 206N & SS 3116
Field: 20th century Germany, 19th and 20th centruy Europe, nationalism, orientalism, cultural history, architecture and art history

Professor Jenkins works on nineteenth and twentieth century German cultural and political history, with an emphasis on nationalism, public culture and civil society.  Her first book, Provincial Modernity: Local Culture and Liberal Politics in Fin-de-Siecle Hamburg (Cornell University Press, 2003) investigated the making of a modernist public culture in Imperial Germany. Her current projects include a study of architecture, urban planning and national culture in twentieth-century Germany and a project on Germany and the Middle East, particularly Iran, from 1890 to the present day. She holds a Canada Research Chair for Modern German History.