Atiba Pertilla joined the German Historical Institute in 2012 as the coordinator for volume 4. He graduated from Stanford University in 1999 with a degree in history and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in U.S. history at New York University. His doctoral project is a study of New York City’s financial community—Wall Street—from the late 19th to the early 20th century that examines the intersection of business history with cultural history.
This author has contributed to the following articles in the Encyclopedia.
- Film and Discussion Event: “This Ain’t No Mouse Music: The Story of Chris Strachwitz and Arhoolie Records”
- Forum on “The Challenge of Biography” in the Bulletin of the German Historical Institute”
- GHI Bulletin Supplement 12 "Immigrant Entrepreneurship: The German-American Experience since 1700" available online
- Immigrant Entrepreneurship in Transnational Comparative Perspective, Eighteenth Century to Today
- Living the American Dream? The Challenge of Writing Biographies of German-American Immigrant Entrepreneurs
- "The Sweet Taste of Success" Panel at the 2013 BHC