Atiba Pertilla

German Historical Institute

Atiba Pertilla joined the German Historical Institute in 2012 as the coordinator for volume 4. He graduated from Stanford University in 1999 with a degree in history and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in U.S. history at New York University. His doctoral project is a study of New York City’s financial community—Wall Street—from the late 19th to the early 20th century that examines the intersection of business history with cultural history.