Elissa Mailänder is an Associate Professor at Sciences Po Paris, where she works at the Center for History, and the Deputy Director at the Centre interdisciplinaire d'études et de recherches sur l'Allemagne (CIERA). She is a historian of gender and everyday life that specializes in the history of Nazism. In her monograph Female SS Guards and Workaday Violence: The Majdanek Concentration Camp, 1942–1944, Lansing, Michigan State University Press, 2015 (originally published in German in 2009) and other articles, Mailänder focuses on perpetrator history and the structures, mechanisms, and dynamics of violence in Nazi concentration and extermination camps. Her recently published book Amour, mariage, sexualité. Une histoire intime du nazisme, 1930-1950, Paris, Seuil, 2021 examines friendship, intimacy, and heterosexual relationships in Nazi Germany, highlighting the importance of mass participation and practices of everyday conformity to dictatorship. Her new collaborative project Trophy Photographs in WWII. An Interdisciplinary Transnational Debate explores performative transgressions of soldiers in private photography through the lens of gender, sexuality, and cultural self-assertion.