Frederik Schulze

Fellow in the History of Knowledge
German Historical Institute
1607 New Hampshire Ave NW
Washington DC 20009
Phone +1.202.387.3355

Biographical Summary

Dr. Frederik Schulze is Assistant Professor for Latin American History at Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany, since 2013. Previously, he worked as a research and teaching assistant for Global History at Freie Universität Berlin. He received his Ph.D. from Freie Universität Berlin in 2014. His monograph on German immigration to Brazil, Auswanderung als nationalistisches Projekt. ‘Deutschtum’ und Kolonialdiskurse im südlichen Brasilien (1824–1941), won the Friedrich Meinecke Price 2014. Currently, Schulze works on the history of large dams in Latin America. 

Main Areas of Interest

  • Modernization Policies and Infrastructure 
  • History of Knowledge 
  • Migration 
  • Latin America 
  • Global History