Prior to joining the department as a Lecturer in Modern European History in 2012, Christopher Dillon taught at the University of London's Birkbeck, Queen Mary, and Goldsmiths colleges. He studied for his PhD at Birkbeck (awarded in 2011) as part of an AHRC-funded project on the pre-war National Socialist concentration camps, having received his MA from Sussex and his BA from Exeter.
Research interests and PhD supervision
- Political violence
- Social Psychology
Christopher Dillon's research focuses on modern Germany history, particularly the Weimar and Nazi periods. He was part of the AHRC-funded project "Before the Holocaust: Pre-War Concentration Camps in Nazi Germany" at Birkbeck College, where his doctoral research analysed the significance of Dachau concentration camp as a "school of violence" for the SS. A monograph with Oxford University Press, based on his thesis, is approaching publication. Christopher is now working on a project appraising the Bavarian experience of defeat, revolution, and counter-revolution in 1918/1919.
Christopher welcomes applications for PhD topics related to any of his research interests.
For more details, please see his full research profile.
Dillon, C., 1 Oct 2018, In : CENTRAL EUROPEAN HISTORY. 51, Special Issue 3 (Masculinity and the Third Reich) S, p. 513-522 10 p. Research output: Contribution to journal - Comment/debate. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0008938918000651
Dillon, C., 1 Feb 2018, The Palgrave Handbook of Masculinity and Political Culture in Europe. Fletcher, C., Brady, S., Moss, R. & Riall, L. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan, p. 379-402 Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding - Chapter
Dillon, C., 29 Jan 2015, Oxford Univerity Press; Oxford. 290 p. Research output: Book/Report - Book
Dillon, C., 4 Oct 2014, Die Linke im Visier: Zur Errichtung der Konzentrationslager 1933. Munich: Wallstein Verlag, p. 84-103 19 p. Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding - Chapter
Dillon, C., 1 May 2013, In : HISTORICAL RESEARCH. 86, 232, p. 373-389 17 p. Research output: Contribution to journal - Article. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1111/1468-2281.12010
Dillon, C., 1 Jan 2011, KontinuitÃ¤ten und BrÃ¼che: Neue Perspektiven auf die Geschichte der NS-Konzentrationslager. HeÃŸ, C., HÃ¶rath, J., SchrÃ¶der, D. & WÃ¼nschmann, K. (eds.). Berlin: Metropol, p. 49-65 17 p. Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding - Chapter
Dillon, C., 1 Jul 2010, In : Journal of Contemporary History. 45, 3, p. 535-554 20 p., 1. Research output: Contribution to journal - Article. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1177/0022009410366555