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History Department

Donald L. Wallace

Associate Professor

Intellectual History of Europe

  •  Phone: (410) 293-6289
  •  E-mail:
  •   The United States Naval Academy
        572 Holloway Road
        Annapolis, MD 21402


  • Ph.D. - University of California, San Diego
  • M.A. - George Mason University
  • M.A. - University of Maryland
  • B.A. - Randolph-Macon College


Embracing Democracy: Hermann Broch, Politics and Exile, 1918-1951, (Oxford, UK, Peter Lang, 2014)

"The Obscure Sea Change: Hermann Broch, Fascism, and the United States" in The Fruits of Exile, edited by Richard Bodek (Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 2009).

Selected Presentations

"Aesthetics of Fascism: Herman Broch and Walter Benjamin." Modern Language Association, Chicago, IL, December 2007.

"German Orientalism? Karl Neumann, Hugo von Hofmannstal, and Translation." German Studies Association, San Diego, CA, October 2007.

"Ethics and the Individual in Herman Broch's Die Verzauberung."  American Historical Association, Atlanta, GA, January 2007.

"Letters from Exile: Correspondence of Hannah Arendt and Hermann Broch."  German Studies Association, Milwaukee, WI, October 2005.

Professional Associations

  • German Studies Association
  • Austrian Studies Association
  • American Historical Association

Honors and Awards

  • Fulbright Scholar, Vienna, Austria 2001-2
  • NEH Summer Seminar, Rome, Italy 2006

Current Research

"Hugo von Hofmannsthal and The East." (Article in progress)

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