Eva Fischer, MA

Eva Fischer is a researcher working on the WorldViews project. She joined the Georg Eckert Institute in April 2014 as a research assistant to the directors and later transferred to the Textbooks as Media department as part of the project team for “Teaching the Cold War – Memory Practices in the Classroom”.

She studied national and transnational Studies at the University of Münster from 2011 to 2013. Whilst a student she worked as a tutor and student research assistant. She wrote her master’s thesis on the subject of “Imagining Communities During the American Civil War –  The Representation of the Draft Riots in the New York Times”.

Her doctoral thesis in North American studies examines the portrayal of the Cold War in history books used in the United States.