Dr. Brian K. Feltman
Associate Professor of History (2012) and Assistant Chair
B.A., M.A., Clemson University, 1999, 2002; Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 2010
Teaching and Research Interests: Modern Germany, War and Society, Masculinity, The First and Second World Wars
- HIST 3432 Modern Germany
- HIST 3436 The Holocaust
- HIST 4531 World War I
- HIST 5335 World War II
Department of History
Georgia Southern University
P. O. Box 8054
Statesboro, GA 30460-8054
Office: #3014, Interdisciplinary Academic Building
- The Stigma of Surrender: German Prisoners, British Captors, and Manhood in the Great War and Beyond (University of North Carolina Press, Hardcover 2015, Paperback 2017).
- Prisoners of War and Local Women in Europe and the United States, 1914-1956: Consorting with the Enemy (London: Palgrave, 2022), ed. with Matthias Reiss.
- “Heraus mit unseren Gefangenen!’ The German Homefront & Prisoner of War Repatriation, 1918-1919,” in Marcel Berni and Tamara Cubito, eds., Captivity in War during the Twentieth Century: The Forgotten Diplomatic Role of Transnational Actors (London: Palgrave, 2021), pp. 47-72
- “Down, but not Out: Manhood and the American Prisoner of War Experience in the First World War,” in Lorien Foote and Daniel Krebs, eds., Beyond the Prison Camps: Captive Soldiers and Their Roles in American Warfare. (Manhattan, KS: The University of Kansas Press, 2021), pp.
- “We Don’t Want Any German Off-Spring After These Prisoners Left Here”: German Military Prisoners and British Women in the First World War.”” Gender & History, 13 March 2018, pp. 110-130.
- “Conceptions of Comradeship: Hans H. Pinkus and the Nazification of the Reichsvereinigung Ehemaliger Kriegsgefangener,” Leo Baeck Institute Year Book, Dec. 2016, pp. 163-182.
- “Letters from Captivity: The First World War Correspondence of the German Prisoners of War in the United Kingdom,” in Michael Neiberg and Jennifer Keene, eds. Finding Common Ground: New Directions in First World War Studies (Boston: Brill, 2010).
- “Tolerance as a Crime? The British Treatment of German Prisoners of War on the Western Front, 1914-1918,“ War in History, November 2010
Professional Activities, Honors, and Awards:
- Co-Host: Military Historians are People, Too! Podcast (2021-Present)
- Deutscher Akademischer Austaush Dienst (DAAD) Re-Invitation Grant, FU Berlin, 2016.
- Scholarly Pursuit Award, Office of Research Services, Georgia Southern University, 2015 and 2017.
- Albert’s Researcher Reunion Grant, International Office, Universität zu Köln, 2014.
- The Society for Military History’s Coffman First Manuscript Prize, 2013.
- Thyssen-Heideking Postdoctoral Fellowship, German Historical Institute & Universität zu Köln (University of Cologne), 2010-11.
- Sacrifice on Display: The Culture of Everyday Remembrance in Germany, 1914-1933
Last updated: 8/24/2022