Dr. Tom Saunders

Dr. Tom Saunders
Associate Professor and Honours Advisor
Office: Cle B207

BA (York), MA, PhD (UofT)

Area of expertise

Modern European History, German History, Cinema and Society

Office Hours

Fall 2023: Tuesday 10:00 - 11:00 am or by appointment

Selected publications

Recent Articles and Chapters:

  • “Women and Nation in Films of the Great War,” Clementine Tholas et al. (eds.), New Perspectives on the War Film.  London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019, 17-38.
  • “Filming the Nazi Flag: Leni Riefenstahl and the Cinema of National Arousal,” Quarterly Review of Film and Video, 33,1 (2016), 23-45. 
  • “Self-Help and State Rescue:  The Raiffeisen Bank and Rationalization of the Cooperative Movement in Weimar Germany,” Canadian Journal of History, 51,2 (2016), 300-28. 
  • “The Sexual Economy and the New Woman:  Images of Prostitution in Weimar Cinema,” Catriona McAvoy & Karen A. Ritzenhoff (eds.), Selling Sex on Screen:  From Weimar Cinema to Zombie Porn.  Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2015, 1-21.


HSTR 240B Europe, Napoleon to the European Union
HSTR 349 Hitler in History
HSTR 350B Weimar and Nazi Germany
HSTR 496 Approaches to History