Professor of History
Modern European History
Columbia University (PhD, 1998)
Office: Social Sciences 213
- Prague Panoramas. National Memory and Sacred Space in the Twentieth Century. Univ. of Pittsburgh Press, 2009.
- 1989. End of the Twentieth Century. W. W. Norton, 2009.
- “The Battle for Prague’s Old Town Square: Symbolic Space and the Birth of the Republic,” in Blair Ruble and John Czaplicka, eds. Composing Urban History and the Constitution of Civic Identities . Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003, pp. 165-191.
- “Gender and the Battle for Prague’s Old Town Square” in Elena Gapova, editor, Gendernye istorii Vostochnoi Evropy , (Gendered (Hi)stories from Eastern Europe). Minsk, Belarus: European Humanities University, Press, 2002, pp. 124-131.
- “The Fall and Rise of Prague’s Marian Column,” Radical History Review 79 (Winter 2001), pp. 141-155.
- “Religious Heroes for a Secular State: Commemorating Jan Hus and Saint Wenceslas in 1920s Czechoslovakia,” in Nancy Wingfield and Maria Bucur, eds., Staging the Past: Commemorations in the Habsburg Lands , Purdue Univ. Press (2001), pp. 199-225.
- “‘The Czech Nation Must be Catholic!’: An Alternative Version of Czech Nationalism During the First Republic,” Nationalities Papers 27 (1999)
- “Unveiling the Past: Recent Literature on National Memory in the Czech Republic,” Nationalities Papers 25 (1997)