Dominique K Reill

Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies

Phone:
(305) 284-5962
Locator Code:
4662

 
About

Dominique Kirchner Reill specializes in Modern European history with particular emphases on the Nineteenth Century, post-World War I Europe, post-World War II Europe, the Habsburg Empire, Italy, the Balkans, migration, nationalism, as well as socio-cultural and intellectual history. She received her Bachelor’s degree from UC Berkeley in 1997, during which time she also studied at the Università di Bologna. She also studied French at the Alliance française in Paris, Croatian at the Filozofski fakultet in Zagreb, and Serbian at the Azbukum Center in Belgrade. She received her Ph.D. with Distinction from Columbia University in 2007. Prior to coming to Miami, she taught at New York University. She received tenure within the University of Miami’s History Department in 2013, when she was also awarded a Certificate of Excellence from the University of Miami’s College of Arts & Sciences in recognition of her scholarly and creative activities. She was promoted to full professor in 2022.

Her first book, Nationalists Who Feared the Nation: Adriatic Multi-Nationalism in Habsburg Dalmatia, Trieste, and Venice, was published by Stanford University Press in 2012 and was awarded the Center for Austrian Studies’ Book Award and Honorable Mention from the Smith Award. Her next book, The Fiume Crisis: Life in the Wake of the Habsburg Empire came out in 2020 with Harvard University’s Belknap Press, received an Honorable Mention from the Jelavich Book Prize, and was reviewed favorably by The Financial Times, Frankurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Los Angeles Review of Books, and Jutarnji list among many other venues. 

Currently she is working on her next manuscript tentatively titled The Habsburg Mayor of New York: Fiorello LaGuardia while also serving as an editor for the Purdue University Press book series Central European Studies, a board member of the journal Contemporary European History, member of the Executive Committee of the Society for Italian Historical Studies, and a Steering Committee Member of the Modern European History Collective. Among her many publications, she has published in the Journal of Modern History, American Historical Review, Slavic Studies, Central European History, Contemporary European History, and Austrian History Yearbook, among others. At the University of Miami she is currently a member of the Faculty Senate’s General Welfare Committee, on the university’s Tenure Review Board, and a member of the History Department’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion committee.

For more information on her work and publications see: https://www.dominiquereill.com

 

Career

Education

2007Ph.D. , Columbia University
1997B.A. , University of California, Berkeley

Professional Experience

- Editor, Central European Studies (Purdue University Press)
- Associate Review Editor, American Historical Review (journal)
- Board Member, Contemporary European History (journal)
2015 - 2020Editor, Contemporary European History (journal)

Honors & Acknowledgements

Certificate of Excellence from the University of Miami’s College of Arts & Sciences
Dr. Dominique Kirchner Reill was awarded a Certificate of Excellence from the University of Miami’s College of Arts & Sciences in recognition of her scholarly and creative activities
Awarded Book Prize from the Center for Austrian Studies, 2014
Honorable Mention from the Southern Historical Association’s 2012 Smith Book Award for European History
Research

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Modern Europe, Italy, Balkans, Habsburg Empire

Publications

Dominique Reill Nationalists Who Feared the Nation: Adriatic Multi-Nationalism in Habsburg Dalmatia, Trieste, and Venice (Stanford University Press. 2012 ).


Dominique Reill The Fiume Crisis: Life in the Wake of the Habsburg Empire (Belknap Press- Harvard University Press. 2020).