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David M. Imhoof, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History
Go Program: Austria
Department Chair, History

Phone: 570-372-4191
Email: imhoof@susqu.edu
Office Location: Steele Hall - Rm 307
Office Hours:
10 a.m. – 11 a.m., M
9 a.m. – 11 a.m., W

Academic Credentials:
PHD, University of Texas At Austin
BA, Trinity University

Curriculum Vitae

GO Austria Program Page

Imhoof serves as head of the Department of History and teaches on modern European history, including courses on Germany, music, film and the Holocaust. He is affiliated with the Jewish Studies program and co-directs the GO Austria study abroad program.

His research studies the relationship between culture and politics in 20th-century Germany. He has published on gun clubs, Marlene Dietrich, swimming pools, war films, and opera festivals. Some of his recent publications include "The Game of Political Change: Sports in Göttingen during the Weimar and Nazi Eras," "Culture Wars and the Local Screen: The Meaning of World War I Films in One German City around 1930," and "Sharpshooting in Göttingen: A Case Study of Cultural Integration in Weimar and Nazi Germany." His book Becoming a Nazi Town: Culture and Politics in Göttingen during the Weimar and Nazi Eras will be published in 2013 with the University of Michigan Press. He is also working on an edited collection called "The Total Work of Art: Foundations, Articulations, and Explorations." His newest project is a history of the recording industry in Germany.


  • FILM-300 Film and History
  • HIST-132 Europe, 1648 - Present
  • HIST-338 The Holocaust
  • HIST-381 Film and History
  • HIST-383 Popular Music & History in the 20th Cent
  • HIST-420 Internship in History
  • HONS-301 20th Century Music and History
  • HONS-301 Film and History
  • HONS-301 The Holocaust
  • JWST-338 The Holocaust
  • OFFP-AUSTRIA GO Austria: Natnl Hist, Glbl Rspnsblt
  • OFFR-AUSTRIA GO Austria: Natnl Hist, Glbl Rspnsblt
  • OFFS-AUSTRIA GO Austria: Natnl Hist, Glbl Rspnsblt
  • PRDV-104 Perspectives

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