Meghan O'Dea

| German Historical Institute

Meghan O'Dea received her bachelor's degrees in German, Political Science, and International Studies from Colorado State University in 2010. After an internship with the Department of State in Germany at the U.S. Consulate in Hamburg, she began a master's degree in German Studies at the University of Florida, which she completed in 2012. Currently, she is a PhD Candidate and German Instructor at Georgetown University in the Department of German and working on her dissertation tentatively titled, "Verlorene Heimat - Imagined and Physical Return Visits to Lost Homes in the German East." She worked at the GHI in the summer of 2015 and contributed to the Immigrant Entrepreneurship project by writing biographies for volume five.