- Bachelor of Arts, Rice University, 1996
- Master of Arts, University Michigan Ann Arbor, 1998
- Doctor of Philosophy, University Michigan Ann Arbor, 2004
Ari Sammartino is the author of The Impossible Border: Germany, Migration and the East, 1914-1922, which addresses the political and ideological ramifications of migration during and after World War I. She has also published articles on citizenship and asylum policy in
post-World War I Germany. Her current project, entitled "Freedomland: Mass Housing and Urban Crisis in New York City and East Berlin, 1965-2000", is a transnational study of the large-scale housing projects Co-op City and Marzahn. Ms. Sammartino teaches courses in
modern European history including a first year seminar on fin-de-siecle Vienna, lecture courses on gender in Modern Europe and The Revolutions of 1989, and upper level seminars on European intellectual history and the history of minorities and migration.