20th-Century U.S., Foreign Relations, Gender, Cultural Globalization, Human Rights, International History, U.S.-European Relations
Petra Goedde is Professor of History at Temple University and editor of the journal Diplomatic History. She received her MA and PhD in History from Northwestern University. Her research interests are in U.S. foreign relations, transnational, culture, and gender history. She has authored and co-edited four books, among them The Politics of Peace: A Global Cold War History (Oxford 2019), and GIs and Germans: Culture, Gender, and Foreign Relations, 1945-1949 (Yale 2003). She has written articles on cultural globalization since 1945, transnational history, and culture and gender in U.S. foreign relations history. From 2015 to 2019 she served as the Director of the Center for the Humanities at Temple (CHAT). She has held numerous fellowships in support of her research, among them the German Academic Exchange Service, the Charles Warren Center at Harvard University, the Shelby Cullom Davis Center at Princeton University, and the Center of Advanced Studies at the Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany. Currently she is completing a co-authored book manuscript with Akira Iriye, International History: A Cultural Approach.