Current and former students:
Elizabeth Anthony, Ph.D.
“Return Home: Holocaust Survivors Reestablishing Lives in Postwar Vienna.” Graduated, 2016.
Current Position: Director, Visiting Scholar Programs, Jack Joseph and Morton Mandel Center For Advanced Holocaust Studies, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, DC.
Sara Brown, Ph.D.
“Gender and Agency: Women Rescuers and Perpetrators during the Genocide in Rwanda.” Graduated, 2016. Published as: Gender and the Genocide in Rwanda: Women as Perpetrators and Rescuers (London: Routledge, 2017). (Routledge’s “Studies in Gender and Security” series.) Current Position: Director, Center for Holocaust, Human Rights, and Genocide Education at Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, NJ.
Beth Cohen, Ph.D.
“Case Closed”: Holocaust Survivors in America, 1946-1954.” Graduated, 2003. Published as: Case Closed: Holocaust Survivors in Postwar America (Rutgers University Press, 2007). Current Position: Lecturer, History and Jewish Studies, California State University, Northridge; Research Associate, The Berenbaum Group.
Sarah Cushman, Ph.D
“The Women of Birkenau: The Women’s Camp at Auschwitz -Birkenau.” Graduated, 2010. Current Position: Director, Holocaust Educational Foundation, Northwestern University, Evanston IL.
Tiberiu Galis, Ph.D.
“Transitional Justice and Transition to a New Regime: Making Sense of Uncertain Times.” Graduated, 2015.
Current Position: Executive Director, Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation, New York and Poland.
Adara Goldberg, Ph.D.
“We Were Called Greenies: Holocaust Survivors in Postwar Canada.” Graduated, 2012. Published as: Holocaust Survivors in Canada: Exclusion, Inclusion, Transformation, 1947 – 1955 (University of Manitoba Press, 2015). Winner: Western Canada Jewish Book Award. Holocaust Category. Inaugural award.
Current Position: Director, Holocaust Resource Center/Council on Global Education and Citizenship, Kean University, Union, NJ.
Alexis Herr, Ph.D.
“Fossoli di Carpi: The History and Memory of the Holocaust in Italy.” Graduated, 2014. Published as: The Holocaust and Compensated Compliance in Italy: Fossoli di Carpi, 1942 – 1952 (Palgrave Macmillan Italian Studies, 2016). Current Position: Lecturer, San Francisco State University.
Stefan Ionescu, Ph.D.
“Romanianization: Greed, Opportunism, Corruption, and Resistance in World War II Bucharest.” Graduated, 2013. Published as: Jewish Resistance to Romanianization, 1940 – 1944 (Palgrave Macmillan Studies in the History of Genocide, 2015). Current Position: Theodore Zev and Alice R. Weiss -Holocaust Educational Foundation Associate Professor in Holocaust Studies, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.
Jeffrey Koerber, Ph.D.
“Born in the Borderlands: Jewish Youth and Their Response to Oppression and Genocide, 1933 – 1948.” To be published as: Borderland Generation: Soviet and Polish Jews under Hitler by Syracuse University Press. Graduated, 2015. Current Position: Assistant Professor of Holocaust History, Chapman University.
Working title: “’Justice, justice shall you pursue’: The Struggle for Post-Holocaust Justice in the Jewish Displaced Persons Community of Föhrenwald.”
“Aftermath of Liberation: Jewish Life in Displaced Persons Camps, Germany 1945-1957.” Current Position: Director of Education, Friends of the Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies, Toronto, Canada.
“The Transmission of Holocaust Memory in Argentina: From the Refugee Survivors to the Generation of the Disappeared.”
Current Position: Director of Education, Holocaust Museum and Center for Tolerance and Education, Suffern, New York.
Ilana Offenberger, Ph.D.
“The Nazification of Vienna and the Response of the Viennese Jews.” Graduated 2010. Awarded the Radomir Luza Prize. Published as: The Jews of of Nazi Vienna, 1938-1945: Rescue and Destruction (Palgrave Macmillan Studies in the History of Genocide, 2017). Current Position: Lecturer, History Department, University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth.
Christine Schmidt, Ph.D.
“The Plateau of Hospitality: Jewish Refugee Life on the Plateau Vivarais-Lignon.” Graduated, 2003.
Current Position: Deputy Director and Head of Research, The Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust and Genocide, London.
Raz Segal, Ph.D.
“Disintegration: Social Breakdown and Political Mass Violence in Subcarpathian Rus.” Graduated, 2013. Published as: Genocide in the Carpathians: War, Social Breakdown, and Mass Violence, 1914 – 1945 (Stanford University Press, 2016) Current Position: Assistant Professor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Sara and Sam Schoffer Professor of Holocaust Studies, Stockton University.
Joanna Sliwa, Ph.D.
“Concealed Presence: Jewish Children in Nazi-Occupied Kraków.” Graduated, 2016. Current Position: Historian, The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference).