Collomp Catherine

Posted on August 2, 2019


Research themes

  • Social and political history of the United States
  • Immigration and labor history
  • Refugee and asylum policy 1930’s-1940’s
  • Jewish-American history

Current Project

Education and Academic Positions

  • 2008- Emerita Professor, Université Paris-Diderot.
  • 1998-2008: Professor, American history, Université Paris VII-Denis Diderot.
  • 2001-2003: Two year position as researcher at the Centre National de la recherche Scientifique (CNRS)
  • 1990-1998 : Professor American history and civilization : Université Paris XII. Créteil
  • 1985-1989 : Associate professor : Université Paris XII, Créteil
  • 1978-1985 : Teaching Assistant, Université Paris XII, Créteil
  • 1985 Ph.D., Université Paris VIII “Labor Unions and Immigration, in the United States, 1880-1920”.
      • Résister au nazisme : Le Jewish Labor Committee, New York, 1934-1945, CNRS Editions, 2016, Paris. (this book has received the Organization of American Historians 2017 award for best book on American history published in a foreign language).
      • An American in Hitler’s Berlin : Abraham Plotkin’s Diary, 1932-1933, edited by Catherine Collomp and Bruno Groppo, Urbana and Chicago, University of Illinois Press, 2009 .
      • Exilés et réfugiés politiques aux Etats-unis 1789-2000, Catherine Collomp et Mario .Menéndez, dir., Paris, CNRS Editions, 2003. (Political Refugees in the United States, 1789-2000)
      • Entre Classe et nation, Mouvement ouvrier et immigration aux Etats-Unis, 188O-1920, Paris, Belin, 1998 (Between Class and Nation, The US Labor Movement and Immigrant Workers, 1880-1920), 352 p.