Alison Kolodzy

Alison Kolodzy is a historian of modern Europe with a focus on French, migration, and gender history. Her dissertation examines interactions among the state, migrants, and religious organizations in twentieth century France.10365896_10105768229763134_5604745048354795244_n

Alison is the founder of the Migration Without Boundaries Conference at MSU, and has served as chair of the organizing committee. This interdisciplinary conference is now in its fifth year. More information on current and past conferences can be found here.

In the summer of 2016, Alison was a co-leader of two history-based study abroad programs, Europe at War and Britain and the World. Her interest in International Education has also led to a position as the Faculty Engagement & Development Graduate Intern in MSU’s Office of Study Abroad, as well as a Doctoral Study Abroad Fellowship.

Educational Background: M.A. (hons), Modern European History, University College Dublin (2009); B.A., History & English, Michigan State University (2006)

Fields: Modern Europe (major), Migration Studies, Gender

Committee: Dr. Leslie Page Moch (adviser), Dr. Emine Evered, Dr. Karrin Hanshew, Dr. Lewis Siegelbaum

Courses: IAH 201, IAH 201A, IAH 202, IAH 202A, IAH 211D, HST 206, Europe at War Study Abroad Program, Britain and the World Study Abroad Program

Languages: French and Polish

Office Hours: By appointment

Email: kolodzya@msu.edu