Mauch, Christof 1960-

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MAUCH, Christof 1960-

PERSONAL: Born February 9, 1960, in Sindelfingen, West Germany (now Germany); son of Norbert A. and Elsbeth M. (Roller) Mauch; married Wendy Morgan Lower; children: Ian Maxwell, Alexander Morgan. Education: Attended King's College, London, and Leo Baeck College, London, 1983-84; University of Tübingen, Dr.Phil., 1990, Dr.Phil.Habil., 1998. Hobbies and other interests: Cooking, hiking, cycling, film, collecting clocks.

ADDRESSES: Office—German Historical Institute, 1607 New Hampshire Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20009; fax 202-483-3430. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER: University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany, lecturer, 1990-94; University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany, lecturer, 1994-95; American University, Washington, DC, professorial lecturer, 1996; Georgetown University, Washington, DC, director of OSS Oral History Project, 1996-98; German Historical Institute, Washington, DC, deputy director, 1998-99, director, 1999—. Georgetown University, visiting scholar, 1993; University of Cologne, lecturer, 1994-95, professor, 2002.

AWARDS, HONORS: Grants from Volkswagen Foundation, 1989-92, American Council of Learned Societies, 1993, Roosevelt Institute, 1994, German Marshall Fund, 1995, and German Research Foundation, 1995-97; Offermann-Hergarten Book Prize, 2000, for Schattenkrieg gegen Hitler: Das Dritte Reich im Visier der amerikanischen Geheimdienste, 1941-1945.


(With E. Mauch) Horologisches Lexikon/Horological Dictionary, two volumes, Universitas Verlag Tübingen (Tübingen, Germany), 1984.

(Editor, with Jürgen Heideking) American Intelligence and the German Resistance to Hitler, Westview (Boulder, CO), 1996.

(Editor, with Birgit Zischke) Research and Funding: A German-American Guide for Historians and Social Scientists, German Historical Institute (Washington, DC), 1999.

Schattenkrieg gegen Hitler: Das Dritte Reich im Visier der amerikanischen Geheimdienste, 1941-1945, Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt (Stuttgart, Germany), 1999, translation by Jeremiah M. Riemer published as The Shadow War against Hitler: The Covert Operations of America's Wartime Secret Intelligence Service, Columbia University Press (New York, NY), 2003.

(Editor, with Thomas Reuther) Americana in German Archives: A Guide to Primary Sources concerning the History of the United States and Canada, German Historical Institute (Washington, DC), 2001.

(Editor, with Joseph Salmons) German Jewish Identities in America, Kade, Max Institute for German American Studies (Madison, WI), 2003.


(Editor) Nicht aufs Kreuz gefallen, Universitas Verlag Tübingen (Tübingen, Germany), 1986.

(With T. Brenner) Für eine Welt ohne Krieg: Otto Umfrid und die Anfänge der Friedensbewegung, G. A. Ulmer (Schönaich, Germany), 1987, 3nd edition, 1995.

(Editor) Kurt Marti, Texte-Daten-Bilder, Luchterhand Literaturverlag (Frankfurt, Germany), 1990.

(With U. Karbowiak) Unsere Geldköpfe: Portraits der neuen Banknoten, G. A. Ulmer (Schönaich, Germany), 1990, 3rd edition, 1995.

Poesie-Theologie-Politik: Studien zu Kurt Marti, Niemeyer (Tübingen, Germany), 1991.

TechtelMechtel: Was weiter gescah, das weiss keiner (limericks), Universitas Verlag Tübingen (Tübingen, Germany), 1993.

(Editor, with Jürgen Heideking) Geheimdienstkrieg gegen Deutschland: Subversion, Propaganda, und politische Planungen des amerikanischen Geheimdienstes im Zweiten weltkrieg, Vandenhök & Ruprecht (Göttingen, Germany), 1993.

(Editor, with Jürgen Heideking) USA und deutscher Widerstand: Analysen und Operationen des amerikanischen Geheimdienstes im Zweiten Weltkrieg, Francke (Tübingen, Germany), 1993.

(Editor, with Philipp Gassert) Mrs. President: von Martha Washington bis Hillary Clinton, Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt (Stuttgart, Germany), 2000.

(Editor, with Jürgen Heideking) Die Präsidenten der USA, [Munich, Germany], 2002.

(Editor, with Heike Bungert and Marc Frey) Verfassung—Demokratie—Politische Kultur, [Trier, Germany], 2002.

(With Jürgen Heideking) Geschichte der USA, [Tübingen, Germany], 2003.

Contributor to books. Contributor to academic journals and newspapers. Some of Mauch's writings have been translated into Czech and Estonian.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Nature in German History; Beyond the Windshield: Roads and Landscapes in Transatlantic Perspective, with Thomas Zeller; Shades of Green: Global Environmentalism in Historical Perspective, with Nathan Stoltzfus and Doug Weiner; Berlin—Washington: Capital Cities, Cultural Representations, and National Identities, 1800-2000, with Andreas Daum.

SIDELIGHTS: Christof Mauch once told CA: "A major focus of my writing has always been the history and culture of protest and resistance; for example, the pacifists' struggle before World War I and the protest against pietism and clerical language. An exploration into the history of the German opposition against Hitler led to my study of U.S. secret intelligence during World War II. Although I consider myself a scholarly writer, I have also written general interest books and articles."