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Sara Sewell

Sara Sewell

Executive Director of The Lighthouse: Center for Exploration and Discovery
Executive Director of the Quality Enhancement Plan
Professor of History


B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.A., Marquette University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Office Location: Clarke 114
Phone: 757-455-3237
- History
- Lighthouse

“Bolshevizing Communist Women: The Red Women and Girls’ League in Weimar Germany, Central European History, vol. 45 (2012), 268-305.

“The Party Does Indeed Fight Like a Man: The Construction of a Masculine Ideal in the German Communist Party during the Weimar Republic,” in Weimar Culture Revisited, John Williams, ed., New York: Palgrave, 2011.

“Mourning Comrades: Communist Funerary Rituals in Cologne during the Weimar Republic,” German Studies Review, vol. 32, no. 3 (October 2009), 537-548.

Modern German history, modern French history, modern European history, history of communism and socialism

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HIST347*01 TU: History of Modern France

STAB300*01 Study Abroad


STAB300*01 Study Abroad

HIST251*01 Tpc: Comparative Genocide

INST401*01 Study Abroad Re-entry Seminar


HIST262*01 Sem Hist Euro Cities: Prague