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Rachel Wilson

  • Adjunct Lecturer
Academic Division: History & Society


Rachel Wilson teaches Modern European History at Babson College. She has previously taught courses on Modern Europe, International Relations, as well as Museums and Memorialization at Boston University. She is currently pursuing her PhD in History. Her research interests include the lived experience of women in the German Democratic Republic specifically, and the relationship between gender, class, and dictatorship in 20th century Europe more broadly. She received her MA in History and Archival Studies from Claremont Graduate University in 2017 and her BA in History from Occidental College in 2015. Beyond academia, Rachel has extensive experience working in museums, digital humanities, and public history.

Academic Degrees

  • MA, Claremont Graduate University
  • BA, Occidental College

Academic Interest / Expertise

Modern Germany, Modern European History, Gender and Sexuality, Memory and Memorialization, Museums and Digital Humanities


  • Degree Courses 2022