Papers

"Agrarians into Nazis? The Evidence from the North German Marschlands." Paper prepared for presentation in March 2008 at the conference of the European Social Science History Association in Lisbon, Portugal.

"The Growth Dynamics of Political Anti-Semitism in the North German Countryside." Paper presented in December 2007 at the Lessons & Legacies Conference at Yad Vashem, Jerusalem, Israel.

"Reconceptualizing Rural History" comment presented at the Social Science History Association meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota, November 2006.

"Agrarianism in the North German Marschlands: a comparative study of local political cultures in East Friesland, Oldenburg, and Stade." Paper presented in March 2006 at the conference of the European Social Science History Association in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

"Peasants and Jews in Germany, 1893-1912."  Paper presented in December 2005 at the Association for Jewish Studies conference in Washington, DC.

"Using GIS to analyze urban patterns in the past. Session chair.  Comment to be presented in March 2004 at the conference of the European Social Science History Association in Berlin, Germany.

"German Agrarianism and the Creation of an anti-Socialist Coalition in the 1890s. Paper presented in November 2003 at the Social Science History Association conference in Baltimore, Maryland.

"Sophisticates or Neophytes: Charting the Campaign Behavior of Candidates in Imperial Germany Using Historical GIS."  Paper presented in August 2003 at the conference of the Association for History and Computing in Tromsø, Norway.

"Creating a Digital Electoral Atlas for the Prussian Province of Hanover."  Paper presented in March 2002 at the conference of the European Social Science History in The Hague, Netherlands.

"Landed Wealth and Rural Indebtedness As Factors In The Upsurge Of German Agrarianism: Evidence From The Administrative District Of Stade."  Poster session presented in November 2001 at the Social Science History Association meeting in Chicago.

"An exposition of the social and economic bases of rural radicalism in fin-de-siécle Germany."  Paper presented in August 2001 at the congress of the Association for History and Computing in Poznan, Poland.

"Computer-Assisted Analysis and Plotting of Village Returns in German National Elections, 1893-1912."  Paper delivered at the 2001 meeting of the American Association for History and Computing in Indianapolis, Indiana

"Defining Weber's 'new political man'.  Diederich Hahn and the Transformation of Imperial German Politics."  Paper delivered at the Fall 1999 meeting of the Social Science History Association in Fort Worth, Texas.

"Agrarianism in the Villages.  What the Electoral Record Shows."  Paper delivered at the 1998 meeting of the German Studies Association in Salt Lake City, Utah.


"Poverty, Peasants, and Popery: Reconstructing Nineteenth-Century Economic Culture."  Comment delivered at the 1998 meeting of the Economic and Business Historical Society, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

"A Troublesome Rooster: Diederich Hahn and the Transformation of German Politics before the First World War."  Paper delivered in October 1997 as part of the Miami University - Hamilton faculty research seminar.

"Einbahnstraße zum Faschismus?  Continuity in German Agrarian Organization and Ideology, 1871-1933."  Paper delivered at the 1996 meeting of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas in Utrecht, the Netherlands.

"Immer wi(e)der Caprivi: the Utility of Crisis in German Agrarian Politics."  Paper delivered at the 1995 meeting of the Southern Historical Association in New Orleans, Louisiana.

"Defining Jews Out: Diederich Hahn and the Evolution of German Agrarromantik."  Paper delivered at the 1995 meeting of the German Studies Association in Chicago, Illinois.

"Germany's Peculiar Industrialization: Economic Aspects of the deutsche Sonderweg." Paper delivered August, 1995 to the Seminar for Economic History, Volkswirtschaftliches Institut, Ludwig-Maximillians-Universität, Munich, Germany.

"Was there an Agrarian Crisis in Wilhelmine Germany?" Paper delivered at the 1995 meeting of the Economic and Business Historical Society in Boulder, Colorado.

"What Sort of Anti-Semite?  Diederich Hahn and the Articulation of Political Anti-Semitism in Imperial Germany."  Paper delivered at the 1995 meeting of the Ohio Academy of History in Westerville, Ohio.

"Scheming Junkers and Docile Peasants? Reassessing the Character and Function of the Bund der Landwirte."  Paper delivered at the 1993 meeting of the German Studies Association in Washington, DC.

"Politics in the German Empire: the Problematic Authoritarian Legacy."  Comment delivered at the 1991 meeting of the German Studies Association in Los Angeles, California.

"Diederich Hahn, the Agrarian League and the Politics of Radical Agrarianism, 1893-1918."  Paper delivered at the 1990 meeting of the German Studies Association in Buffalo, New York.