Lola Wilhelm

Lola Wilhelm is a Max Weber Postdoctoral Fellow at the European University Institute, in Florence. Her previous research and teaching positions have included a Swiss National Science Foundation visiting fellowship at the University of Oxford and a teaching assistant position at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva.

She obtained her PhD in International History at the Graduate Institute in 2019, with a thesis entitled “The Business of Development. Nestlé’s Involvement in Agriculture, Public Health and Humanitarian Relief, 1880s-1970s”. Her research interests combine the history of international organisations, transnational business, development aid, imperialism, and medicine, science and technology in the nineteenth and twentieth century.