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Associate Professor of German Studies, William & Mary

Bruce Campbell received his M.A. and Ph.D. in European History from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research interests include topics in the Political Uses of Culture; State Violence, Paramilitary Organizations; Biography; National Socialism, the German Youth Movement, German Culture and National Identity, Nationalist and War Literature; Radio; and Detective Fiction in Europe. He teaches courses in German Cultural Studies, German and Central European History, German Culture, Cultural and Social History, the Holocaust, Western and World Civilization Surveys, Military History, and Modern German Literature. His most recent book publication is Death Squads in Global Perspective: Murder with Deniability, Bruce Campbell and Arthur Brenner, editors (New York: St. Martin's Press, 2000) and his latest article is "No Finer Land, Far and Wide...: Music and National Identity in the Schilljugend, 1926-1998," in Pamela Potter and Sheila Applegate (eds.), Music and German National Identity (forthcoming, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2002). He is currently working on a study of amateur radio in Germany and the US and a political biography of Free Corps leader Gerhard Roßbach.


  • –present
    Associate Professor of German Studies, College of William & Mary