Professor Robert Gerwarth is Director of the Centre for War Studies. Since completing his DPhil and a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship at Oxford, he has held fellowships at Princeton, Harvard, the NIOD (Amsterdam) and the Institute for Advanced Studies at the University of Western Australia. Over the past four years, he has received research grants from the European Research Council, the British Academy, the Guggenheim Foundation, the Irish Research Council and the Dutch NWO.
Prof Gerwarth is the author of The Bismarck Myth (Oxford UP, 2005) and a biography of Reinhard Heydrich (Yale UP, 2011) and has published widely in international journals such as The Journal of Modern History, Past & Present, Geschichte & Gesellschaft and Vingtième Siècle. He is also the editor of Twisted Paths: Europe 1914-1945 (Oxford, 2007), Terrorism in Twentieth-Century Europe (London, 2007, with H.G. Haupt), Wilhelmine Germany and Edwardian Britain (Oxford, 2008, with D. Geppert), Constitutions: Civility and Violent Collapse in Europe (Munich, 2008, with J. Harris and H. Nehring), and Political Violence in Twentieth-Century Europe (Cambridge, 2011, with D. Bloxham).
He is the general editor of the new OUP monograph series "The Greater War, 1912-23" due to be published during the centenary of the First World War.
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