Ulrike Strasser

Ulrike Strasser
  • 9500 Gilman Dr
    Department of History
    Mail Code: 0104
    La Jolla , California 92093

Ulrike Strasser is a Professor of History at the University of California, San Diego. She held previous appointments at the University of California at Irvine and as a Clark Professor at UCLA. Strasser is the author of the award-winning monograph “State of Virginity: Gender, Politics, and Religion in a Catholic State” (Michigan, 2004) and a co-editor of Gender, Kinship and Power: A Comparative and Interdisciplinary History. She also published numerous articles on early modern religion and politics; gender and sexuality; global history and questions of theory. Strasser is currently finishing a monograph entitled “Consuming Missions: German Jesuits and the European Imagination of Pacific Spaces” and a co-edited volume entitled “Cultures of Communication, Theologies of Media.”  She has received a number of awards for excellence in teaching and research. These include fellowships from the Harvard Divinity School, the University of California Humanities Research Institute, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), and the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.