Dr. Anja Schüler
Coordinator Forum / Public Relations
Heidelberg Center for American Studies
Curt und Heidemarie Engelhorn Palais
T: +49 (0)6221-54 38 79
F: +49 (0)6221-54 37 19
ANJA SCHÜLER studied history, American Studies and journalism at the University of Münster, the University of Georgia in Athens, and the Free University Berlin, where she earned an M.A. in American history. She was a DAAD Fellow at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis and lived in Washington, D.C., for several years. She received her Ph.D. from the Free University of Berlin in 2000. She is the author of Frauenbewegung und soziale Reform: Jane Addams und Alice Salomon im transatlantischen Dialog, 1889-1933 (2004), the co-editor of Social Justice Feminists in the United States and Germany: A Dialogue in Documents, 1885-1933 (1997), Politische Netzwerkerinnen: Internationale Zusammenarbeit von Frauen 1830-1960 (2007), and Forging Bonds Across Borders: Transatlantic Collaborations for Women’s Rights and Social Justice in the Long Nineteenth Century (2017). Her research interests include German and American social history, gender history, and transatlantic history. She has taught at the Free University Berlin, Humboldt University, and the University of Education in Heidelberg. She started teaching at the HCA in 2006. Since 2009, she has also been coordinating HCA events, including the Baden-Württemberg Seminar, and is responsible for public relations. Since April 2020, she has been hosting the HCA Podcast "Corona in den USA."