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Professor of History

Year Joined RCNJ: 2001

Contact Information

  • Phone: (201) 684-7410
  • Email: smustafa@ramapo.edu
  • Office: A-210
  • Office Hours: E-mail for Appointment

Education:

  • B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University
  • M.A., The University of Richmond
  • Ph.D., The University of Tennessee

Courses Offered:

  • World Civ I & II
  • Age of Napoleon
  • First World War
  • German History
  • History Seminar
  • Politics of Europe
  • Military History
  • Historiography

Teaching Interests:

  • Modern Europe: Revolutionary and Napoleonic Era; German History

Research Interests:

  • Modern Europe: Revolutionary and Napoleonic Era; German History

Scholarly Activity:

Books
  • GERMANY IN THE MODERN WORLD: A NEW HISTORY (Rowman & Littlefield, 2011).
  • The Long Ride of Major Von Schill (Boulder: Rowman & Littlefield, 2008)
  • Merchants and Migrations: Germans and the Americans in Connection 1776-1835 Ashgate Publishing 2001
Papers
  • “The Cost of Modernity: French Confiscations and “Contributions” in the Kingdom of Westphalia, 1807-1813.” Annual Meeting: the German Studies Association, Kansas City, MO, 2014. “Liberating Leviathan: Rethinking the Role of the State in a Napoleonic Satellite Kingdom” Annual Meeting: Consortium on the Revolutionary Era; Baton Rouge Louisiana; February 23-26, 2012.
  • “Liberating Leviathan: Rethinking the Role of the State in a Napoleonic Satellite Kingdom” Annual Meeting: Consortium on the Revolutionary Era; Baton Rouge Louisiana; February 23-26, 2012.

Articles

  • “Loyal Rebels and Unruly Prussians: Two Centuries of the Napoleonic Wars in German School History Texts.” Internationale Schulbuchforschung (The Journal of International Textbook Research), Vol. 30 (Spring 2008).
  • “The Politics of Memory: Rededicating Two Historical Monuments in Postwar Germany.” Central European History, Vol. 41, No.2 (June 2008).
  • Author of one chapter (IIIb) in: Margrit Schulte Beerbühl and Jörg Vögele, eds., Spinning the Commercial Web: International Trade, Merchants, and Commercial Cities, 1640-1939. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2004.
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