Elisabeth Roehrlich

Associate Professor (with Tenure)

Elisabeth Röhrlich

Assoz. Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Röhrlich

Universitätsring 1
1010 Wien
Room: O2.128

T: +43-1-4277-40830

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Short Bio

Elisabeth Roehrlich is a tenured Associate Professor at the University of Vienna’s Department of History and co-spokeswoman of the university’s Global History network. Before taking up her tenure track professorship, she was an Elise Richter Senior Fellow at the Department of Contemporary History at the University of Vienna. Roehrlich received her doctorate in 2009 from the University of Tübingen and since then has held fellowships at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, the German Historical Institute (both Washington, DC), the Norwegian Institute for Defense Studies in Oslo and Monash University South Africa in Johannesburg. Her first monograph on Bruno Kreisky's foreign policy was awarded the Bruno Kreisky Prize for the Political Book (recognition prize) in 2010. Her work on the history of the International Atomic Energy Agency has appeared in journals such as Diplomacy and Statecraft, the Journal of Cold War Studies, Cold War History, and the IAEA Bulletin. Her second monograph Inspectors for Peace: A History of the International Atomic Energy Agency was published with Johns Hopkins University Press in 2022. Roehrlich is also editor of an anthology on migration to Vienna around 1900 (Böhlau 2016) and review editor for H-Diplo. In 2017 she received the City of Vienna’s research prize in the Humanities category for researchers under 40.