Dr. Elisabeth Roehrlich, Assistant Professor

Tenure-Track-Professorship at the Department of History

Ass.-Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Röhrlich

Universitätsring 1
1010 Wien
Room: O2.125

T: +43-1-4277-40830

Short Bio

Elisabeth Roehrlich is an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) at the History Department of the University of Vienna. Her expertise is in twentieth century global and international history, the history of international organizations, the history of the nuclear age and the Cold War, and Austrian contemporary history. She received her PhD in history from the University of Tübingen, Germany, and has held fellowships at the Norwegian Institute for Defense Studies, the German Historical Institute and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (both in Washington D.C.), and Monash University (South Africa campus). She is the author of a prize-winning book about the former Austrian chancellor Bruno Kreisky (Kreiskys Außenpolitik, Vienna University Press, 2009), and her writings on the history of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have been published in journals such as the Diplomacy and Statecraft, Cold War History, and the Journal of Cold War Studies. Her monograph "Inspectors for Peace: A History of the International Atomic Energy Agency" is forthcoming with Johns Hopkins University Press (2022). In 2017, the City of Vienna awarded her the prize of best academic achievement in the humanities for a researcher under the age of 40.