Christoph Wehner

Christoph J. Wehner graduated from Ruhr-University in Bochum, Germany in 2010, where he studied Modern German and North American History and Philosophy. In 2006, he earned his B.A. and in 2010 his M.A. He is currently working on his PhD thesis which deals with the history of nuclear energy insurance in Germany and the United States between the 1950s and the 1980s. He’s been working as an undergraduate research assistant at the history department of the Ruhr-University between 2006 and 2010. In January 2011, he received a two year doctoral research grant by the Gerda Henkel Foundation and a short-term doctoral fellowship by the German Historical Institute in Washington, D.C. He has taught a seminar on economic and cultural history, published conference reports and has recently given an online-interview for the Gerda Henkel Foundation in which he discusses his PhD project. Christoph J. Wehner lives in Witten, Germany. He is interested in history, literature, social media, traveling and music.


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