Dr. Nathan Marcus

Dr. Nathan Marcus took a BA in history and economics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and earned his PhD in Modern European History with a dissertation on interwar Austria at New York University. Before joining Ben Gurion University, Dr. Marcus was a Max Weber postdoctoral fellow at the European University Institute in Florence, a Golda Meir postdoctoral fellow at the Hebrew University and a Lecturer in Modern European History at the Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg, Russia. At BGU, where he directs the Center for Austrian and German Studies, his teaching and research focus on the history of Austria, financial history and the history of modern Europe. His monograph, Austrian Reconstruction and the Collapse of Global Finance, 1921-1931, was published with Harvard University Press in 2018. He is currently working on a history of the Viennese Black Market from 1943 to 1948.