- Contributors to This Issue
Lawrence Baron is the Nasatir Professor of Modern Jewish History at San Diego State University. He has over 60 articles and three books, including Projecting the Holocaust into the Present: The Changing Focus of Holocaust Cinema (2005). He is currently editing the anthology The Wandering View: Modern Jewish History in World Cinema, which will be published by Brandeis University Press in 2011.
Paul R. Bartrop is an Honorary Fellow in the Faculty of Arts and Education at Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, and Head of the Department of History at Bialik College, Melbourne. His published works include Fifty Key Thinkers on the Holocaust and Genocide (in press, 2010), The Genocide Studies Reader (2009); A Dictionary of Genocide (2 vols.) (2008); Teaching about the Holocaust: Essays by University and College Educators (2004); and Surviving the Camps: Unity in Adversity During the Holocaust (2000). His current projects include A Biographical Encyclopedia of Modern Genocide: Portraits of Evil and Good and The Holocaust and Genocide: An Annotated Filmography. A Past President of the Australian Association of Jewish Studies, Bartrop lives in Melbourne.
Gerd Bayer teaches English literature and culture as a tenured faculty member at the University of Erlangen, Germany. He recently co-edited with Rudolf Freiburg Literatur und Holocaust (Würzburg: Königshausen und Neumann 2009).
Geoffrey Cocks is Julian S. Rammelkamp Professor of History at Albion College in Michigan. He is the author of Psychotherapy in the Third Reich (1985, 1997) and The Wolf at the Door: Stanley Kubrick, History, and the Holocaust (2004). [End Page vii]
Brian E. Crim is an Assistant Professor of History at Lynchburg College in Virginia. He has published articles and book chapters on political violence during the Weimar Republic, German-Jewish veterans, and women and warfare. He is currently completing a manuscript on the role of antisemitism within the German paramilitary community entitled Legacies of the Front: Antisemitism, Utopian Politics, and the Combat Leagues in Interwar Germany.
Tobias Ebbrecht teaches film history at the Konrad Wolf Film & Television Academy in Potsdam Babelsberg. He has published various articles on the representation of Holocaust and Nazism in film. Most recently he co-edited an anthology on memory and remembrance in GDR documentaries together with Jörg Schweinitz and Hilde Hoffmann (Marburg: Schüren, 2009). His latest publication in English was "History, Public Memory and Media Event," in S. Nicholas, T. O'Malley, K. Williams, eds., Reconstructing the Past (London: Routledge, 2008).
Elke Heckner is currently a Beatrice Bain Scholar-in-Residence at the University of California, Berkeley. She has written on postmemory and Daniel Libeskind's Jewish Museum in Berlin. She is completing a book on new generational responses to inherited legacies of genocide and historical trauma which focuses on the central role of visual media in shaping our memories of the Holocaust, the Armenian genocide, 9/11, and Abu Ghraib.
Saul Lerner teaches in the Department of History and Political Science at Purdue University Calumet. He has received several Outstanding Service and Outstanding Teaching Awards and has served as head of his department. His research and teaching areas include American environmental history, the Holocaust 1933-45, the United States in the 1960s, bigotry in history, terrorism, globalism, and the history of ideas.
Katrin Paehler received her M.A. from Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany and her Ph.D. from American University in Washington, DC. She teaches at Illinois State University and specializes her research and teaching on Nazi Germany, the Holocaust, foreign intelligence, genocide and mass violence as well as history, memory, and their representations. She is a member of the international "Independent Historians Commission on the German Foreign Office and Nazism and Its Aftermath." She has published chapters in edited volumes on the Nazi Security and Intelligence Service, on Foreign Intelligence and the Holocaust, and on memories of the Second World War, and is currently revising her manuscript, Making Intelligence Nazi: The SD, Foreign Intelligence, and Ideology, for Cambridge University Press. [End Page viii]
Joya Uraizee is Associate Professor of English and International Studies at Saint Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri, where she has taught courses on genocide, postcolonial film, the postcolonial nation, world literature, women's literature, and composition...