Prof. Dr. Dennis Frey Jr

Assoc. Prof. of History & Core Curriculum Coordinator


Lasell College

1844 Commonwealth Ave.


MA 02466 Newton


Forschung und Projekte

Aktuelle(s) Projekt(e)

Animal-Human History of Göppingen

Frühere Position(en)

Chair, Department of Humanities


Monographien (und Dissertation)

Industrious Households: Wealth Management and ‘Handwerker’ Strategies in Göppingen, 1735-1865. (1998)


“Canaries & Pigeons on the Threshold: An Eighteenth-Century Case Study of Liminal Animal Lives in a Southwest German Hometown” in Liminal Animal Lives: Animal History and the Modern City, ed. by Clemens Wischermann, Aline Steinbrecher, and Philip Howell, Bloomsbury Publishing (forthcoming 2018)

“From Chronological Narrative to Inquiry & Analysis: A Structural Shift in Teaching World History” in Teaching History, Learning History, Promoting History: Papers from the Bielefeld Conference on Teaching History in Higher Education, ed. by Friederike Neumann and Leah Shopkow, Wochenschau Verlag (forthcoming 2018)

“’Alles Geld gehet immer auf…’ Money in an Emerging Consumer & Cash Economy, Göppingen (1735-1860)” in Money in the German-speaking Lands, ed. by Mary Lindemann and Jared C. Poley, Spektrum Series Book 17, Berghahn Books, September 2017

“Wealth, Consumerism, & Culture among the Artisans of Göppingen: Dynamism & Tradition in an Eighteenth-Century Hometown” in Central European History, Vol. 46, No. 4 (Dec. 2013), pp. 741-778.

“Aufgeklärte Toleranz—German Identity and Islam during an Age of Globalism” in The European Mind: Narrative & Identity, Vol. I (University of Malta Press, 2010), pp. 255-263.

“Using World History to Encourage Complex and Critical Self-Awareness” in the World History Bulletin, Fall 2009, Vol. XXV, No. 2, pp. 46-48.

“Industrious Households: Survival Strategies among Artisans in a Southwest German Town during the Eighteenth Century” in International Review of Social History 45 (2000): On Households’ Survival Strategies, ed. by Laurence Fontaine and Jürgen Schlumbohm, pp. 115-135.