University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

New CAS Faculty

Professor Susan Schrafstetter

Susan Schrafstetter

Associate Professor of History

Susanna Schrafstetter, Associate Professor of History is a native of Munich, Germany. She received her undergraduate (Magister) and doctoral degrees in history from the University of Munich in 1994 and 1998, respectively. She taught at the Universities of Manchester (England) and Glamorgan (Wales) before moving to the United States. From 2005 to 2008 she taught at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Schrafstetter specializes in German foreign policy, Anglo-German relations, nuclear diplomacy, and the politics of memory of the Second World War. She is the author of Avoiding Armageddon: The United States, Western Europe and the Struggle for Nuclear Non-Proliferation, 1945-1970 (co-authored with Stephen Twigge), Westport, CT: Praeger, 2004; and Die dritte Atommacht. Britische Nichtverbreitungspolitik im Dienst von Statussicherung und Deutschlandpolitik , 1952-1968 (English: The Third Nuclear Power: British Non-Proliferation Policy, National Status, and the German Question, 1952-1968 ), Munich: Oldenbourg, 1999. She has also published numerous articles on nuclear diplomacy, the influence of the memory of the Second World War on German foreign policy, and the politics and diplomacy of reparations to victims of Nazism.

Having been raised close to the Bavarian Alps, she has skied since the age of five and is looking forward to the slopes of the Green Mountains.

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