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Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Maria Zalewska is a PhD candidate in Cinema and Media Studies at the USC School of Cinematic Arts. Her research interests include cinematic representations of the Holocaust; documentary film; national and transnational modes and media of memorialization; digital humanities; politics of technologized memory; place and space in cinema; history as film/film as history; and political economy of film.
Friday, January 22, 2016
Paul B. Jaskot works on the political history of German art and architecture, with a specific focus on cultural policy during the Nazi period, and its impact on the Holocaust and postwar Germany. Since 1995, he has been working as a professor of art history at DePaul University. He received his PhD in art history from Northwestern University working on the intersection of architectural and ideological goals in the development of the SS forced-labor concentration camp system.
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Teresa Walch is a postdoctoral fellow at Franz Rosenzweig Minerva Research Center at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She received her BA in History and German at the College of St. Benedict, her MA in Modern European History at the University of San Diego and her Ph.D.
Thursday, November 5, 2015
Jared McBride earned his Ph.D. in History at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he studied ethnic diversity and mass violence in Nazi-occupied Volhynia, Ukraine, during the Second World War. His work specializes in the regions of Russia, Ukraine, and Eastern Europe in the 20th century and research interests include borderland studies, nationalist movements, mass violence and genocide, the Holocaust, inter-ethnic conflict, and war crimes prosecution. Currently, Dr.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Anne Kelly Knowles worked in book publishing for eight years before discovering historical geography and going to graduate school at University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she earned her MSc and PhD in Geography. Her graduate research, published as Calvinists Incorporated: Welsh Immigrants on Ohio’s Industrial Frontier (1997), examined how Welsh farmers’ religious beliefs and ethnic identity influenced their engagement with American industrial capitalism in the mid-nineteenth century.
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Lorena Cardona González is a sociologist and lecturer at the Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina in the Faculty of Humanities, Education and Sciences. She received her PhD in History and MA in History and Memory from the National University of La Plata (UNLP).
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Emmanuel Nicolás Kahan (Master and PhD in History & Memory Studies for the National University of La Plata), is a researcher at the National Council for Scientific and Technological Research (CONICET). He is a professor in the field of Political Theory at the Sociology Department of the National University of La Plata, and he teaches several postgraduate courses in different high education institutions.
Monday, December 18, 2017
Yael Siman earned her Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Chicago, where she focused her research on the conditions under which controlling states are more likely to negotiate with insurgents in controlled territories. The main case study was the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, 1967-2001. Her research interests concern the connections between the Holocaust and Latin America, antisemitism and discourses of hatred in Latin America, and the experiences and narratives of victims of genocide and mass violence.
Thursday, November 5, 2015
Peg LeVine received her Doctorate of Clinical Psychology (Ed.D.) from Virginia Tech university and her Ph.D. in medical anthropology from Monash University. As an interdisciplinary scholar in traumatic psychology, anthropology, Asian studies, and sculpting, her work focuses on "Ritualcide," a concept that she introduced as the systematic erosion of access to spiritual rituals, places, objects, and physical-metaphysical arbitrators. Dr.
Monday, January 25, 2016
After graduating from the University of Padua in Italy, Alberto Giordano worked at Touring Club Italiano in the editorial office of the Thematic Atlas of Italy. He continued his education at the University of California Santa Barbara, where he graduated with a MA in Geography. Upon returning to Italy, he worked in the GIS sector on projects involving public and private partners, including the drafting of a standard on geographic data quality for the European Committee on Standardization (CEN).
Thursday, November 5, 2015
Simone Gigliotti earned her Ph.D. in History from the University of Melbourne, Australia, where she focused her research on the psychological and interpersonal consequences of forced migration and displacement of marginalized populations during the Holocaust. Her research interests concern the causes, processes and effects of state-sponsored, ethnic and religious violence, especially as it relates to the forced movement and confinement of Jewish and non-Jewish survivors in and from Europe from the 1930s to the 1950s. Dr.
Monday, February 12, 2018
Daniela Gleizer is an associate researcher at the Instituto de Investigaciones Históricas at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) focusing on the relationship between the Mexican state and foreigners, particularly on immigration and naturalization policies. Gleizer earned her Ph.D. in History from El Colegio de México, in Mexico City and has received various awards for her work, among them the national prize for the best undergraduate thesis in history, the Rabbi Jacobo Goldberg prize for best Ph.D.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Nancy Nicholls Lopeandia is a lecturer at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile on themes of memory, oral history and contemporary Chilean history. She received her BA in History at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and her PhD in Sociology from the University of Essex, United Kingdom. She has written about the experiences of repression among victims of the Chilean dictatorship (1973-1990) based on survivor testimonies. In recent years, her principal research topic has been survival, migration and adaptation among Holocaust survivors migrating to Chile.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Tim Cole earned his Ph.D. in Geography from the University of Cambridge, where he focused on the spatiality of ghettoization in Budapest during the Holocaust. His research interests range across the historic and memory landscapes of the Holocaust with a particular focus on Hungary, but Tim also has broader interests in twentieth century historic landscapes and environmental histories. He is a member of the Holocaust Geographies Collaborative, which is one of a number of collaborative digital humanities and creative technologies projects that Tim is involved with.