Participant Info

First Name
Lori Gemeiner
Last Name
Framingham State University
Website URL
German-Jewish History, Immigration History, Refugee History, History Education, Teaching History, Student Teaching Supervision, Social Studies Education, Nazi Germany
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Personal Info

About Me

Lori Gemeiner Bihler is an Associate Professor of History at Framingham State University (Massachusetts). She teaches courses on modern U.S. and European history, and supervises Framingham State’s secondary history student teachers. Her historical research focuses on refugees from Nazi Germany and she is the author of Cities of Refuge: German Jews in London and New York, 1935-1945  (SUNY Press, 2018). She has received research fellowships from the British Council, the DAAD, and the Leo Baeck Institute and is currently writing a book on history education. Prior to pursing her doctorate in German-Jewish history, Dr. Bihler was a social studies teacher in Connecticut.

Recent Publications

Cities of Refuge: German Jews in London and New York, 1935-1945 (SUNY Press, 2018)

Media Coverage
Country Focus
United States, Germany, UK
Expertise by Geography
England, Germany, United Kingdom, United States
Expertise by Chronology
20th century, 21st century
Expertise by Topic
Family, Genocide, Migration & Immigration, Pedagogy, Public History