Christine Nemcik, PhD
Assistant Professor in Humanities
Spanish & History
Whitewater Hall, Room 270
- PhD, Latin American History, Indiana University, October 2001
- Dissertation: "Germans, Costa Ricans, or a Question of Dual Nationalist Sentiments? The German Community in Costa Rica, 1850-1950"
- MA, Latin American History, Indiana University, 1993
- BA, History and German, Illinois Wesleyan University, 1989
Current Research Interests
- German immigration to and community formation in Latin America
- Women's and Gender issues among immigrant communities in Latin America
- Latin American Immigration and Human Rights Issues in the United States
- "The Enemy among Us: The German Community in Costa Rica in WWII." World History Association Conference, June 2015.
- "Germans in Paradise: Immigration and Community Formation in Costa Rica in the late 19th and early 20th centuries." Indiana Association of Historians Annual Meeting, February 2012.
- "The German-Fifth Column 'threat' in Costa Rica during WWII." Illinois Political Science Association Annual Conference, February 2011.
Selected Previous Employment Positions
- Visiting Assistant Professor, Franklin College, Franklin IN (2009-2012)
- Assistant Professor, Elon University, Elon NC (2001-2006)