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Dr. Seipp’s research focuses on war and social change in modern Germany, transatlantic relations, and the history of the Holocaust. His books include Strangers in the Wild Place: Refugees, Americans, and a German Town, 1945-1952 (2013), Modern Germany in Transatlantic Perspective (with Michael Meng, 2017), and The Berlin Airlift and the Making of the Cold War (with John Schuessler and Thomas Sullivan, 2022).
He is currently working on two research projects. The first is a social history of the American military presence in the Federal Republic of Germany from 1945-1995. The second examines the role of testimony in shaping narratives of concentration camp liberation in the United States and Germany. Since 2018, he has published articles in Central European History, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Journal of Military History, German Politics and Society, and War in History. His most recent article, about an American board game that became a prominent symbol for the West German Peace Movement, appeared in 2022 in War and Society.
Seipp’s research has been funded by the Fulbright Program, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), German Marshall Fund, German Historical Institute – Washington, Melbern G. Glasscock Center for Humanities Research, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs, and the US Army Military History Institute.
He serves as a DAAD Research Ambassador and is a fellow of the Texas A&M Arts and Humanities Program. He is a Faculty Affiliate of the Albritton Center for Grand Strategy
Strangers in the Wild Place: Refugees, Americans, and a German Town, 1945-195