Corinna Treitel

​Associate Professor of History, Director of Undergraduate Studies in History
PhD, Harvard University
MA, Indiana University
BA, Carleton College
research interests:
  • History of Modern Germany
  • History of Science and Medicine

contact info:

office hours:

  • Wednesday 1:00 - 3:00 pm​

mailing address:

  • WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
  • CB 1062
  • ONE BROOKINGS DR.
  • ST. LOUIS, MO 63130-4899

​Corinna Treitel is interested in the many ways that science, medicine, culture, and politics have intersected since the late eighteenth century. Her specialty is German history, and she teaches courses in European history, the history of science and medicine, and medical humanities.

For more information, visit Corinna Treitel's department profile.

From our podcast:

Hold That Thought Podcast

Eating Organic in Nazi Germany

Corinna Treitel shares the story of the Nazis' obsession with natural foods and compares their ideas about nutrition to how we think about it today.