Mikkel Dack is a historian of Modern Europe, specialzing in twentieth-century Germany and the post-WWII Allied occupation. His current research focuses on denazification and re-education programs in occupied Germany and their impact on community rehabilitation, mental health, notions of guilt and accountability, and memory. Dack has published on a wide range of topics including the construction of German victim narratives, the expulsion of ethnic Germans from Poland and Czechoslovakia, and post-traumatic stress amongst Nazi perpatrators. He has also conducted research on negative eugenics in western Canada and steriliztaion legislation in Alberta.
Dack teaches German, European, and international law history courses