Atina Grossman

Professor of History, Cooper Union

Atina Grossmann teaches Modern German and European History, and Gender Studies. A graduate of the City College of New York (BA) and Rutgers University (Ph.D), she has held fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, German Marshall Fund, American Council of Learned Societies, the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, and the American Academy in Berlin. Her publications include Reforming Sex: The German Movement for Birth Control and Abortion Reform, 1920-1950 (1995,97), Crimes of War: Guilt and Denial in the Twentieth Century (co-editor with Bartov and Nolan, 2001), and When Biology Became Destiny: Women in Weimar and Nazi Germany (co-editor with Renate Bridenthal and Marion Kaplan, 1984). Her most recent book is Jews, Germans, and Allies: Close Encounters in Occupied Germany, 1945-1949 (Princeton University Press, 2007)