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Pamela Swett, Ph.D. (Brown)

Email: swettp@mcmaster.ca
Phone: 905-525-9140 ext. 24850
Office: Chester New Hall 624

Dr. Pamela Swett received her undergraduate training at Bryn Mawr College and did her graduate work at Brown University. Her dissertation received the university’s Joukowsky Family Dissertation Award for distinguished thesis in the Social Sciences in 1999. She has received research grants from the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, and the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada. She is the author of Selling under the Swastika: Advertising and Commercial Culture in Nazi Germany (Stanford, 2013) and Neighbors and Enemies: The Culture of Radicalism in Berlin, 1929-1933 (Cambridge, 2004) and co-editor of Pleasure and Power in Nazi Germany (Palgrave, 2011) Selling Modernity: Advertising in Twentieth Century Germany (Duke, 2007). Her current research project is entitled “Citizen Soldiers: Military Service in Divided Germany.” Her teaching interests lie in 20th century German and European cultural and gender history.