Heidi Tworek

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Current Fellow
Year
2017

Biography

Biography

Heidi Tworek is a Fellow at the Transatlantic Academy and Assistant Professor of International History at the University of British Columbia. She received her BA (Hons) in Modern and Medieval Languages from the University of Cambridge and earned her PhD in History from Harvard University. She is currently completing her first book, provisionally entitled News from Germany: The Project to Control World Communications, 1900-1945. Tworek also manages the United Nations History Project (www.unhistoryproject.org). She previously held the position of Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies and Lecturer in the History Department at Harvard University. Tworek has held visiting fellowships at Birkbeck, University of London, the Center for History and Economics at Harvard University, and the Centre for Contemporary History, Potsdam, Germany. Tworek writes for newspapers and magazines including The Atlantic, Politico, and Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. She has also spoken on BBC radio and NPR. Her current research focuses on communications, international organizations, and media companies.

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