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Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Dr. Kori Street came to the Institute in 2011 from Mount Royal University, where she was an Associate Professor and served as Chair of Entrepreneurship, Nonprofit Studies, International Business and Aviation in the Bissett School of Business. After completing a Masters in the History of Education and Gender/Feminism at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education/University of Toronto, Dr. Street received her PhD in history from the University of Victoria in 2001.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
With the Institute since 1996, Karen has led an international and multilingual staff to successfully catalog and index the archive and has been instrumental in developing the indexing and cataloging methodology and software applications.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Having been at the Institute for 24 years, Kim Simon is currently involved in developing and scaling the Institute’s impact and reach globally. She directs the development and implementation of key public engagement programs that connect USC Shoah Foundation to its many distinct audiences.
Monday, November 16, 2015
Karen Kim is the senior researcher and evaluator for the USC Shoah Foundation. She was previously a faculty member at CSU Fullerton; education director for a National Science Foundation funded center at UCLA; researcher and evaluator of several large-scale, multi-institutional grant projects; and research administrator for the Directors Guild of America. Dr. Kim earned her Ph.D. in Education from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Daryn Eller is responsible for archiving the Shoah Foundation’s institutional audiovisual records and helps provide archival research and writing for in-house video productions. Prior to joining the Foundation, Daryn was a magazine and book writer. She has a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of California, Berkeley and a Master’s of Library and Information Science from San Jose State University.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Sam Gustman has been chief technology officer (CTO) of the Shoah Foundation since 1994 and was responsible for overseeing the 2006 move of the foundation’s archives from Universal Studios to the USC. He has been with ITS since 2006. Gustman is also associate dean at the USC Libraries, where he holds a faculty appointment. He is in charge of IT for the Libraries where he has also started the USC Digital Repository.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Anita Pace, Director of Technology for the Shoah Foundation Institute at the University of Southern California, is responsible for overseeing the technical network design and operations of the Institute. She is also responsible for the operation, preservation and cataloging of the Institute’s 105,000 hours of video testimony, the Visual History Archive, Access and IWitness websites as well as support and planning for new collections.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Originally from Germany, Wolf Gruner is a historian and a specialist for the research on the Holocaust and German-Jewish history, topics on which he published eleven books and around 60 articles and book chapters by now. Currently, he is finishing a book manuscript on the Nazi persecution of the Jews in Bohemia and Moravia, while also conducting exciting research on forgotten acts of individual defiance, opposition and resistance of German and Austrian Jews during the Holocaust.
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Greg became the Institute’s Education Media Specialist in May 2014—but his journey with the Institute began years before, while he was pursuing his USC degree in International Relations and Screenwriting. His four years at USC saw him interning with the Education department, conducting research in Rwanda, winning the Institute’s Student Voices Film Contest, and leading its USC student organization. Today, he produces video, design, and written assets for IWitness.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Jeffrey Langham oversees the management and the strategic development of the Institute's website. Prior to the Institute, Jeffrey worked at a Los Angeles-area design firm for seven years as a web designer/programmer with experience in print design and copywriting. He received his doctorate in English literature from the University of Southern California.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Amy Marczewski Carnes, PhD, completed her doctorate in French at UCLA in 2007 and worked at Human Rights Watch in Los Angeles before starting at USC Shoah Foundation in 2008.  Since then, she has overseen educational projects throughout Europe, curated two exhibitions of testimony, and taught a course at USC titled Rebuilding Rwanda:  Memory, Testimony, and Living Together after Genocide.  In her current role, she oversees evaluation of all Institute programs.
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Zovaira Rodriguez graduated from CSULA with a B.S. in criminal justice and a minor in anthropology. She has been a member of the American Cancer Society for 10 years. She believes that her work at the Institute will cause a ripple effect that will make the world a better place.
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Born in Yazoo City, Mississippi, Renita Thomas Franklin earned a B.S. in communication and theater from Jackson State University. She moved to Los Angeles where she continued her education at The Fashion Institute of Design And Merchandising, earning her A.A. in Visual Merchandising and Marketing Communications. She is member of the SAG and enjoys performing on stage and in film whenever opportunities and time permits.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
​Dr. Claudia Ramirez Wiedeman joined the Institute as Associate Director - Educational Technologies and Training in 2013. Previously, Dr. Wiedeman was a tenured professor at Whittier College where she taught in the education department. She earned her PhDfrom UCLA in education with an emphasis in applied linguistics in 1998.
Monday, July 21, 2014
Lesly Culp is an ELA National Board Certified teacher who holds both her B.A. in English, Language and Literature and her Master’s in Education, Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Southern California.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Dr. Stephen D. Smith, Executive Director of the USC Shoah Foundation — The Institute for Visual History and Education, is committed to making the testimony of survivors of the Holocaust and of other crimes against humanity a compelling voice for education and action. His leadership at the Institute is focused on finding strategies to optimize the effectiveness of the testimonies for education, research, and advocacy purposes.