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Teresa Sanislo (she/her/hers)

Professional portrait of Teresa Sanislo
  • Professor
  • History
  • Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Sanislo is a proud first-generation college student who grew up in East Lansing, Michigan and went to her hometown university, Michigan State. She spent her junior year abroad studying in Freiburg, Germany and graduated with a BA in German and History from MSU in 1988. She entered graduate school in 1989, the year of the fall of the Berlin wall and completed her PhD in German and European History at the University of Michigan in 2001.  Sanislo has been teaching European History, German History and Gender Studies at UWEC since 2000.

Teaching Interests
  • German and European Cultural History
  • Gender History
  • Collective Memory Studies
  • Gender & Sexuality Studies
Research and Creative Activities
  • Eighteenth and Nineteenth-Century German Gender History
  • Gender, Civil Society, Citizenship, and the Public Sphere
  • Gender, Nationalism, and Warfare in Modern Europe
  • History of Medicine, Health, and the Body
  • Transnational Feminisms
  • Collective Memories in Modern Europe
  • B.A. History & German; Michigan State University
  • M.A. European History; University of Michigan
  • Ph.D. German and European History; University of Michigan