He has taught its core course "Nineteenth Century Europe" for almost ten years, in a variety of formats. He works as a historian for the United States Air Force, currently stationed in Ramstein, Germany.
His book "Stormtrooper Families: Homosexuality and Community in Hamburg's Early Nazi Party," was published in 2015 by Harrington Park Press. He has published a variety of academic articles on topics such as Nazi paramilitaries, nationalism and sexuality, and interpretations of World War I in modern video games.
Dr. Wackerfuss holds a BA in History from Northwestern University, an MA in German and European Studies from Georgetown, and a PhD in History from Georgetown in 2009.