- Chair in American Culture and Transatlantic Relations
Christof is the Director of the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society. He has published widely in the field of German, American, and international environmental history. He is past president of the European Society for Environmental History and a former Director of the German Historical Institute in Washington, DC. He has held positions at Tübingen University, Bonn University, and Cologne University, as well as visiting professorships in Edmonton, Kolkata, Vienna, Washington, DC, and Warsaw.