Selected Publications


Alsop, C. K. (ed.) (2001). Grenzgängerin. Bridges between disciplines. Eine Festschrift für Irmingard Staeuble. Kröningen: Asanger.

Alsop, C. Kraft (1996). Dinge, Orte, Paare. Zur Bedeutung von Objekten, Orten und Zeremonien im Leben von Paaren. Münster, New York: Waxmann Verlag.

Essays & Local Press Contributions

Alsop, Christiane (2024). Tammy’s Wild Oats. The Manchester Cricket. Vol. 137. NO. 8, Friday, July 12, 2024, p. 5. [and here]

Notable Essay in Best American Essays 2006

Alsop, C. K. (2011). Presumed Guilty. Personal Essay. The Drum. A Magazine For Your Ears. April. and in Briar Cliff Review, Volume 17 (p. 38-42). Sioux City, IA.

Academic Articles

Alsop, Christiane K. & Cowan, Sylvia (2022). Silenced by trauma. A comparison of the second generation in two cultures. In L.L.Douglass, A. Threlkeld, & L.R. Merriweather (Eds.), Trauma in adult and higher education. Conversations and critical reflections (pp. 39-63). Charlotte, NC: IAP.

Alsop, C. K. (2002, September). Home and away: Self-reflexive auto-/ethnography [55 paragraphs]. Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung/ Forum: Qualitative Social Research 3(3). Available at:

Alsop, C. Kraft (1997). Objekt-Geheimnisse in Paarbeziehungen [Secret objects in love relationships]. In A. Spitznagel (Ed.), Geheimnis – Geheimhaltung. Stuttgart, Germany: Hogrefe.

Kraft, C., & Witte, E. H. (1992). Vorstellungen von Liebe und Partnerschaft [Ideas about love and relationships]. Zeitschrift für Sozialpsychologie, 23 (4), 257-267.

Book Reviews

Alsop, Christiane K. (2019). Forced Confrontation: The Politics of Dead Bodies in Germany at the End of World War II by Christopher Mauriello. In: Genocide Studies and Prevention: An International Journal, 13 (1), 191-194. Available at:

Alsop, Christiane K. (2018). Reichsrock: The International Web of White-Power and Neo-Nazi Hate Music by Kirstin Dyck. In: Genocide Studies and Prevention: An International Journal, 11 (3), 131-133. Available at:

Alsop, Christiane K. (2014). Book Review: The Absurdity of Living in the Space Between — “Elsewhere” by Doron Rabinovici. The Arts Fuse. Boston’s Online Arts Magazine. August 14, 2014. Available at:


Alsop, C. K. & Cowan, S. R. (2015). Children of victims and perpetrators: Comparing experiences of trauma after the Nazi Regime in Germany and the Khmer Rouge Regime in Cambodia. 12th Meeting of the International Association of Genocide Scholars. Yerevan, Armenia, July 8 – 12.
(2016). Center of Holocaust and Genocide Studies. Salem State University. October 19, 2016. Salem, Massachusetts.
(2016). German-Jewish Dialogue Group. October 26, 2017. Belmont, Massachusetts.

Alsop, C. K. (2012). Self and other in the ethnographic novel. Intercultural Relations Community Event. Lesley University, Cambridge, MA.

Alsop, C. K. (2002, January). Power, anxiety and the research process. QUIG. The Conference for Interdisciplinary Qualitative Studies. The University of Georgia. Atlanta, Georgia.