David A. Messenger

David A. Messenger

Department of History


  • B.A., McGill University
  • M.A., University of Toronto
  • Ph.D., University of Toronto
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  • War and Public Memory: Case Studies in Twentieth-Century Europe Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2020.

  • Contributing co-editor with Katrin Paehler,  A Nazi Past: Recasting German Identity in Postwar Europe.  Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2015.

  • Hunting Nazis in Franco’s Spain. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2014.  Spanish edition: Caza Nazis en la España de Franco Madrid: Alianza Editorial, 2018

  • L’Espagne Republicaine: French Policy and Spanish Republicanism in Liberated France. Brighton, UK and Portland, OR: Sussex Academic Press, Studies in Spanish History Series, 2008.

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  • HY 101 Western Civilization I
  • HY 102  Western Civilization II
  • HY 121 World Civilization I
  • HY 122 World Civilization II 
  • HY 390  Topics: History of Spain
  • HY 346  Second World War
  • HY 348 Hitler and Nazi Germany
  • HY 356 European Civilization, 1815-1918 (W)
  • HY 357  Europe Since 1945
  • HY 442 Research Seminar: Europe 
  • HY 457/ 557 Race, Migration and Identity in Modern Europe
  • HY 457/557  War & Memory in 20th Century Europe
  • HON 390 Civic Engagement through Local History