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Catherine Albrecht

Professor of History
History, Political Science, & Geography
525 S. Main Street
Ada, OH 45810
419-772-3562
Biography: 

Catherine Albrecht received the Ph.D. in History from Indiana University and taught at colleges in Texas and Maryland before joining Ohio Northern University in 2009.  She is a specialist in the history of East Central Europe and teaches courses on modern European history and world civilizations.

Professional Experience: 

Professor of History, Ohio Northern University, 2009-present

Dean, Getty College of Arts and Sciences, Ohio Northern University, 2009-16

Professor of History, University of Baltimore, 1990-2009

Assistant Professor of History, Austin College, 1988-90

Education: 

Ph.D., Indiana University

M.A., Indiana University

B.A., Indiana University

Research Interests: 

The intersection of national and economic competition in the Bohemian crownlands of the Habsburg Monarchy

The history of economic thought in central Europe

Selected Publications: 

“The Influence of Albín Bráf,” in: Antonie Doležalová, ed., Albín Bráf: Politik, národohospodár a jeho doba  (Studie Národohospodářského ůstavu Josefa Hlávky, 2013), pp. 13-20.

“Economic Nationalism in the Sudetenland, 1918-1938,” in: Mark Cornwall and R. J. W. Evans, eds., Czechoslovakia in a Nationalist and Fascist Europe, 1914-1950, Proceedings of the British Academy (New York: Oxford University Press, 2007), 89-108.

 “The Rhetoric of Economic Nationalism in the Boycott Campaigns of the Late Habsburg Monarchy,” Austrian History Yearbook 32 (2001): 47-67.

 “Chambers of Commerce and Czech-German Relations in the Late Nineteenth Century,” Bohemia 38/2 (1997): 298-310.

“Economic Nationalism among German Bohemians,” Nationalities Papers 24/1 (March 1996): 17-30.

“The Czech Economics Profession before 1914,” in: Charles E. McClelland, Stephan Merl, and Hannes Siegrist, eds., The Professions in Modern East Europe (Berlin: Duncker und Humblot, 1995), pp. 311-32. 

“Pride in Production: The Jubilee Exhibition of 1891 and Economic Competition between Czechs and Germans in Bohemia,” Austrian History Yearbook 24 (1993): 101-18.