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MA in Modern European History/Public History from Florida State University
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Modern European History, British History, WWII History, Military History, Gender & Sexuality, Public History, Holocaust Studies, Intelligence History, WWI History, War & Society
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About Me

Danielle Wirsansky is a PhD student at Florida State University studying Modern European History with Dr. Nathan Stoltzfus. She is a recipient of the Greatest Generation (Baumgarten & Gibbons) Fellowship. Her primary research interests are British women spies of the Special Operations Executive active during WWII. Her other minor fields of study include Public History, Gender & Sexuality, and War & Society.

In the past, Wirsansky has served as the Project Manager for the Rosenstrasse Foundation, the Early Childhood Education Program Coordinator for the Jewish Community Alliance, the Communications Officer for the FSU History Graduate Student Association, and as an adjunct instructor at Jacksonville University. She is a proud member of the following organizations: the Society for Military History, the Women in Intelligence Network, the North American Society for Intelligence History, the Georgia Association of Historians, and The Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender History.

Recent Publications


Review of Travers, Daniel, The Second World War and the ‘Other British Isles’: Memory and Heritage in the Isle of Man, Orkney, and the Channel Islands. H-War, H-Net Reviews.


“’Doing a Real Job’: The Evolution in Women’s Roles in British Society Through Governmental Propaganda, 1914-1945”
Contributor. FCH Annals: Journal of the Florida Conference of Historians

Media Coverage
Country Focus
Expertise by Geography
British Isles, Eastern Europe, England, France, Germany
Expertise by Chronology
Early Modern, Modern, 20th century
Expertise by Topic
Gender, Genocide, Holocaust & Nazi Persecution, Human Rights, Medicine, Military, Museums, Public History, Rebellion & Revolution, Sexuality, Sexual Violence, Women, World War I, World War II