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I obtained my doctorate in History from the University of Oxford with a DPhil thesis pertaining to the life, work, and (political) activism of the international pacifist, feminist, and suffragist Rosika Schwimmer (1877–1948). Previously graduating in literature and modern languages, I also hold a second PhD degree in American Studies and lectured, tutored, and published extensively in the academic fields of gender, post-colonialism, critical theory, and cultural criticism as well. Additionally, I worked as a postdoctoral and, subsequently, an associate fellow at the Rothermere American Institute at the University of Oxford, plus earned a business certificate from the Saïd Business School. My most recent publications include, for instance, a journal article for a special issue of Women’s History Review and book chapters for editions and collaborative compilations by Bloomsbury, Brill, and Palgrave Macmillan.


Wernitznig, Dagmar. 2017. “Between Frontlines: The Militant Pacifist Rosika Schwimmer (1877–1948) and Her Total Peace Effort.” In: Reconsidering Peace and Patriotism during the First World War edited by Justin Quinn Olmstead, 91–114 Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Wernitznig, Dagmar. 2017. “Out of her time? Rosika Schwimmer’s (1877–1948) Transnational Activism after the First World War.” Women’s History Review 26, št. 2: 262–79.

Wernitznig, Dagmar. 2017. “Scholar and Practitioner of Nonviolence: The Life and Work of Mary Elizabeth King.” DEP: Deportate, esuli, profughe / Deportees, Exiles, Refugees 33: 18–31.

Wernitznig, Dagmar. 2017. “Suffrage and Nationalism in Comparative Perspective: Britain, Hungary, Finland and the Transnational Experience of Rosika Schwimmer” (lead authors Julie V. Gottlieb and Judith Szapor, with Tiina Lintunen and Dagmar Wernitznig). In: Women’s Organisations and Female Activists in the Aftermath of the First World War: Central and Eastern Europe in National, Transnational, International and Global Context edited by Ingrid Sharp and Matthew Stibbe, 29–75 London: Bloomsbury.

Wernitznig, Dagmar. 2016. “Memory Is Power: Rosa Manus, Rosika Schwimmer, and the Struggle about Establishing an International Women’s Archive.” In: Rosa Manus (1881–1942): The International Life and Legacy of a Jewish Dutch Feminist edited by Francisca de Haan and Myriam Everard, 207–39 Leiden; Boston: Brill.

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