Deborah Cohen

Deborah Cohen

Fellow: Awarded 2008
Field of Study: British History

Competition: US & Canada

Brown University

Deborah Cohen is Professor of History at Brown University, where she teaches modern British and European history.  Her first book, The War Came Home: Disabled Veterans in Germany and Great Britain, 1914-1939, won the Social Science History Association’s Allan Sharlin Memorial Award, and her second, Household Gods: The British and Their Possessions, won the American Historical Association’s Forkosch Prize and the North American Conference on British Studies’ Albion Prize.

Her Guggenheim projects is "Family Secrets: The Rise of Confessional Culture in Britain, 1840-1990."

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