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Dr John Mueller

Alumni & Supporter Relations Manager

Director of Studies in History, St Edmund's College, University of Cambridge

01223 761972


After writing his PhD on Jewish-Christian relations in a socio-economic context under Professor Sir Richard Evans, John has embarked on a portfolio career, working full-time as a development officer for several Cambridge colleges and continuing to research and teach.

John is always pleased to hear from alumni and supporters of the Woolf Institute. He hugely enjoys meeting people, igniting newcomers' interest in the Woolf's work and keeping alumni, friends and supporters updated with Woolf research findings, teaching and courses, and events information and invitations. 

He also continues to teach undergraduates at the Faculty of History at the University of Cambridge and is Director of Studies at St Edmund's College. In his spare time, John is a trustee of a large sheltered housing scheme and a charity overseeing the refurbishment of a listed church.

If you would like to visit, or have a question about Woolf Institute matters, please call on 01223 761972, or email


Mueller, John F.,  '"Eine Zierde jeder Stadt" Placing Provincial Department Stores in German Historiography and on the High Street', in: G. Weiss-Sussex and U. Spitzelsberger (eds.) The Berlin Department Store, History and Discourse (Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2013)

Mueller, John F., 'The prodigy? The Schocken department store and its colleagues', in: Antje Borrmann et al. (eds) Konsum und Gestalt, Leben und Werk von Salman Schocken und Erich Mendelsohn vor 1933 und im Exil (Berlin: Hentrich und Hentrich, 2017)

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