Florian Zabransky
2020-2021 Greenberg Research Fellow

Florian Zabransky is the 2020-2021 Margee and Douglas Greenberg Research Fellow at the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research. He is a doctoral researcher at The Weidenfeld Institute–Centre for German-Jewish Studies at University of Sussex. He was awarded the Clemens N. Nathan Scholarship for his thesis on male Jewish intimacy during the Holocaust. For his research, he has received several awards, such as an EHRI Fellowship, a GHI London Fellowship, and the Joseph Wulf Fellowship at the Institute for Contemporary History in Munich. His research interests focus on the history of sexuality and emotions, gender and the Holocaust, and critical men’s studies. He studied Sociology at Goethe-University Frankfurt, Sapienza – Università di Roma and Hamburg University. He also worked at institutions commemorating the Holocaust, such as the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial Site near Hamburg and the Fritz Bauer Institute in Frankfurt am Main.