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Molly Pucci

TCD

Molly Pucci is currently an Assistant Professor of Twentieth Century European History at Trinity College Dublin and director of the MPhil Program in International History. Before coming to Trinity, she was a Max Weber Postdoctoral Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence and a Geballe Dissertation Prize Fellow at the Stanford Humanities Center. She has been a visiting fellow at the Center for Contemporary History in Potsdam and the Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes in Prague. In her research, she compares the history of communist secret police institutions in the countries of Czechoslovakia, Poland, and Eastern Germany after the Second World War.

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