In Memoriam Marietta Messmer


A farewell to Marietta Messmer (1966–2021),  the Vice President of International American Studies Association, who shaped both InterAmerican Studies and American Studies in Europe and the world. In 2009 Marietta Messmer co-founded the International Association for InterAmerican Studies, where she served as Executive Board Member and Treasurer until 2012. She was president of the Netherlands American Studies Association between 2011–2014. She was Board Member of the of the European Association of American Studies between 2009-2016, where she also served as Chair of the Organizing Committee of the conference America: Justice, Conflict, War in the Hague, April 2014. An outstanding Scholar, belowed Colleague, and fierce Friend, Marietta Messmer will be missed by all the IASA Members, whom she so mastefully led.


Marietta Messmer; obituary; farewell; International American Studies Association

Published : 2021-12-19

TóthG. (2021). In Memoriam Marietta Messmer. Review of International American Studies, 14(2), 175-176.

György Tóth
University of Stirling  United Kingdom

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