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Jared Poley

Professor    Assoc Chair
Biography

Jared Poley earned his doctorate at UCLA in 2001 under the guidance of the great David Sabean. His teaching and research focuses on modern cultural and intellectual history with a focus on Europe and its connections with the world. He is the author of Decolonization in Germany: Weimar Narratives of Colonial Loss and Foreign Occupation (2005) and The Devil’s Riches: A Modern History of Greed (2016). Poley is a co-editor of Conversion and the Politics of Religion in Early Modern Germany (2012), Kinship, Community, and Self: Essays in Honor of David Warren Sabean (2014), Migrations in the German Lands, 1500 – 2000 (2016), and Money in the German-speaking Lands (2017). He serves on the board of the German Studies Association.