Alice Freifeld: Director, CES

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Alice Freifeld
Ctr for European Studies
3324 Turlington Hall
PO Box 117342
Gainesville, FL 32611

(352) 294-7148
(352) 392-8966 (fax)

freifeld@ufl.edu
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Office hours: by appointment

Alice Freifeld is Director of the University of Florida’s Title VI funded Center for European Studies. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of History. Alice Freifeld’s Nationalism and the Crowd in Liberal Hungary, 1848-1914 (2000), won two book prizes: the Barbara Jelavich Book Prize awarded by the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) in 2001 and the Hungarian biennial book prize awarded in the U.S. She responds to the continuing role of crowd politics in Hungary in her most recent article, “From Chastened to Unchastened Crowd” to appear in Hungarian (2012). She received her Ph.D. (1992) and B.A. from University of California, Berkeley and joined the University of Florida in 1994. She also taught at Wheaton College, University of New Hampshire-Durham, University of Connecticut-Storrs, University of Nebraska, and Transylvania University, Lexington, KY. Dr. Freifeld is currently teaching courses on Displaced Persons, Jewry in Eastern Europe, Habsburg Monarchy, 20th-Century Eastern Europe, and 19th-Century Europe.┬áHer current research is Displaced Hungarian Jewry, 1945-48. She also coedited East Europe Reads Nietzsche with Peter Bergmann and Bernice Rosenthal (1998).