Specialty: European War and Society, German history and Transnational history
Dr. Seipp’s research focuses on war and social change in modern Germany, transatlantic relations, and the history of the Holocaust. His most recent books are Strangers in the Wild Place: Refugees, Americans, and a German Town, 1945-1952 (2013) and a co-edited volume (with Michael Meng), Modern Germany in Transatlantic Perspective (2017).
He is currently working on two research projects. The first is a social history of the American military presence in the Federal Republic of Germany from 1945-1995. The second examines the role of testimony in shaping narratives of concentration camp liberation in the United States and Germany. Since 2018, he has published articles in Central European History, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Journal of Military History, and War in History.
Seipp’s research has been funded by the Fulbright Program, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), German Marshall Fund, German Historical Institute – Washington, Melbern G. Glasscock Center for Humanities Research, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs, and the US Army Military History Institute.
He serves as a DAAD Research Ambassador and is a fellow of the Texas A&M Arts and Humanities Program. He is a Faculty Affiliate of the Albritton Center for Grand Strategy