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Brittany Lehman

Visiting Assistant Professor

Address: Maybank Hall, Room 311
Office Hours: MW 4:00-5:00, F 1:00-2:00 and by appointment
Phone: 843.953.1420

Dr. Brittany Lehman is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor at the College of Charleston in South Carolina. She received her Ph.D. in December 2015 from UNC Chapel Hill. Her first book, Teaching Migrant Children in West Germany and Europe, 1949–1992 was released in January 2019 with Palgrave's Studies in the History of Childhood. Her current research project focuses back on the 19th-century, looking at the developing concepts of the foreign “Other” across Bavaria, Hamburg, and Prussia.


Ph.D. UNC Chapel Hill

Research Interests

Immigration history, focusing on migrant issues in 20th-century Germany


Teaching Migrant Children in West Germany and Europe, 1949-1992:

West German-Moroccan Relations and Politics of Labour Migration, 1958–1972: