PD Dr. Jan Logemann


  • Consumer History (Credit, Retail, Spaces of Consumption)
  • History of Transatlantic Elite Migration
  • History of Marketing and Productdesign
  • History of Funeral Markes and Funeral Homes
  • Comparative History, Germany and the United States in the 20th Century

  • Current Book Project: Engineered to Sell: European Emigres and the Making of Consumer Capitalism (Chicago University Press, Oct. 2019) Link
  • Current Research: Final Frontier of the Market? The Economic and Cultural History of Funeral Businesses since the 19th Century

Academic Employment and Education

  • Since 2014: Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter at Institute for economic and social history, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • 2010-14: Research group director Transatlantic Perspectives: Europe in the Eyes of European Immigrants to the United States, 1930-1980. (http://www.transatlanticperspectives.org)
  • 2010-2014: Research Fellow at German Historical Institute, Washington, D.C.
  • 2009-2010: Fellow in the History of Consumption, GHI Washington.
  • WS 2008: Visiting Assistant Professor in History at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
  • 2007-2008: Lecturer in History, Pennsylvania State University
  • 2007: Ph.D. in History, Pennsylvania State University
  • 2002: MA in History, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
  • 1996-2002: Studies in modern history, political sciences and North-American studies at Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Freien Universität Berlin, and Pennsylvania State University

Professional Affiliations

  • AHA. American Historical Association
  • ASA. American Studies Association
  • GSA. German Studies Association
  • Verband deutscher Historiker und Historikerinnen