|Name Robert Beachy||Education University of Chicago|
|Books Gay Berlin: Birthplace of a Modern Identity, The soul of commerce|
Awards Guggenheim Fellowship for Humanities, US & Canada
Robert Beachy (born January 5, 1965 in Aibonito, Puerto Rico) is associate professor of history at Underwood International College at Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea. He formerly taught at Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1998. Beachy specializes in the intellectual and cultural history of Germany and Europe, and is known for his work on the history of sexuality in the Weimar Republic, under the Nazis, and in Germany after the Second World War.
In 2009, Beachy was named a fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation for his research on homosexuality in Nazi Germany. Beachy's work also has received support from the Huntington Library, the National Humanities Center, the Max Planck Institute for History, the Herzog August Bibliothek in Wolfenbüttel, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the American Philosophical Society.
In 2015, his work "Gay Berlin: Birthplace of a Modern Identity" was named a Stonewall Honor Book in Non-Fiction by the American Library Association.
Beachy is the brother of Stanford biologist Philip A. Beachy and is a cousin of author Stephen Beachy and of Roger N. Beachy, who was appointed by President Barack Obama as the first Director of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).