Sara and Asa Shapiro Scholar in Residence

The Sara and Asa Shapiro Scholar in Residence program brings in one leading international scholar per year for a 1-2 week residency at the Institute’s offices at USC for consultation and conversation with our directors, staff, and the USC community, to enrich the community’s understanding of the causes and consequences of genocide.

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The Sara and Asa Shapiro Scholar in Residence program brings in one leading international scholar per year for a 1-2 week residency at the Institute’s offices at USC for consultation and conversation with our directors, staff, and the USC community, to enrich the community’s understanding of the causes and consequences of genocide.

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Past fellows Biography

Marion Kaplan is the Skirball Professor of Modern Jewish History at New York University. She is a three-time winner of the National Jewish Book Award for her research on German Jewish life in...

Christopher R. Browning is the Frank Porter Graham Professor Emeritus of History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research concerns the decision-making and policy-making...

Professor Bartov is the John P. Birkelund Distinguished Professor of European History and Professor of German Studies at Brown University. His research has ranged...

Professor Cesarani was Research Professor of History at Royal Holloway University of London. Earlier in his career he held positions at the University of Leeds, Queen Mary University of...

Publications from Fellows
Authorsort descending Publication Type Title Format Year
Bartov, Omer VHA-based Publications

Anatomy of a Genocide: The Life and Death of a Town Called Buczacz. Simon&Schuster.

Book 2018
Bothe, Alina VHA-based Publications

“Duale Digitale Erinnerung - Perspektiven und Wirksamkeit von Gender im Visual History Archive.” In Geschlecht und Erinnerung im digitalen Zeitalter: Neue Perspektiven auf Zeiteuglnnenarchive, edited by Alina Bothe and Christina Isabel Brüning, pp. 95-134. LIT Verlag Muenster.

Article 2015
Bothe, Alina VHA-based Publications

“Zeugnisse Überlebender der Shoah in den Digitalen Medien: Eine quellenkritische Reflexion.” In Zeugnisformen: Berichte, künstlerische Werke, Erzählungen von NS-Verfolgten, edited by Davi Knellessen and Ralf Possekel, pp. 57-68. BoD - Books on Demand.

Article 2016
Feferman, Kiril VHA-based Publications

"Save Your Souls: Jewish Conversion and Survival in the Occupied Soviet Territories During the Holocaust." Modern Judaism 39(2): 184-204. 

Article 2019
Klein, Shira VHA-based Publications

Italy’s Jews from Emancipation to Fascism. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Book 2017
Lower, Wendy, and Lauren Faulkner Rossi

Lessons and Legacies XII: New Directions in Holocaust Research and Education. Northwestern University Press.

Book 2017
Nickel, Toni VHA-based Publications

The Impact of Women on the Organization of the Kindertransport: an Examination of the Historical Record Primarily Utilizing Oral History. Undergraduate research scholars thesis. Texas A&M University.

2017
Rebrova, Irina VHA-based Publications

 Re-constructing Grass Roots Holocaust Memory: The Case of the North Caucasus. PhD Thesis. Technical University Berlin, Germany. 

PhD Dissertation 2018
Rebrova, Irina VHA-based Publications

"Traumatische Kindheit: Holocaust und Ueberlebenspraktiken Juedischer Kinder in den Besetzen Gebieten des Nordkaukasus." In Kindheiten im Zweiten Weltkrieg, edited by Francesca Weil, Andre Postert, and Alfons Kenkmann, pp. 393-410. Dresden: Hannah-Arendt Instituts fuer Totalitarismusforschung un der TU Dresden.

Article 2018
Seipp, Adam VHA-based Publications

“Buchenwald Stories: Testimony, Military History, and the American Encounter with the Holocaust.” Journal of Military History 79(3): 721-44.

Article 2015

The Beth and Arthur Lev Student Research Fellowship provides $1,000 support for USC undergraduate students or $3,000 support for USC graduate students doing research focused on the testimonies of the USC Shoah Foundation Visual...