Claire Olmstead

Claire Olmstead

Research Interests

Claire Olmstead joined the MA program in Fall 2019. Her research interests include the history of women's political groups, modern Spain, interwar period, fascism, gender/sexuality in late modern Europe, and radical politics.

Claire graduated in February 2021.

MA Thesis

Red and Blue and Read All Over: How the Newspapers ‘Mujeres Libres’ and ‘Y’ mobilized their readers during the Spanish Civil War 1936-1939
Advisor: Victoria de Grazia


  • MA in European History, Politics, and Society - Columbia University, 2021
  • BA in History - University of California, Berkeley, 2018