Sebastian Huebel is a PhD candidate in UBC’s Department of History, where his research concentrates on German-Jewish masculine identities in the 1930s. He holds a BA in history from Thompson Rivers University – Kamloops (2007) and an MA in history from the University of Victoria (2009). His thesis is on the Berlin and Vienna Philharmonics under the Third Reich.
He was a teaching assistant at UVic and UBC for several courses on modern European history. At Thompson Rivers University, he worked for a number of language and culture programs and taught university-level study-skills courses. He was also an auxiliary history instructor at the College of the Rockies.
His main areas of interest include 20th-century Germany and the history of the Holocaust and modern genocide. He immigrated to Canada from Germany with his family in 2003.