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“Gender Aspects of the Armenian Genocide in the Experiences of its Female Victims (1914-1918)”

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Fellowships:
  • Vartan Gregorian scholarship by Aurora Humanitarian Initiative, 2019
  • Harry and Ovsanna Chitjian Fellowship, 2014-2018
  • National Association for Armenian Studies Travel Grand (2015)
  • National Association for Armenian Studies & Knights of Vartan Fund for Armenian Studies Travel Grant (2018)
  • Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Short Term Grant on Armenian Studies (2018)

Maay

“Leadership styles and Social Relations in the SS-Einsatzgruppen”

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Fellowships:
  • Austria’s Agency for Education and Internationalization, Graduate Scholarship, 2021
  • Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies, Junior Fellow 2020-2021
  • Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation fellowship, 2020-2021
  • European Holocaust Research infrastructure (EHRI) fellow at the Bundesarchiv Ludwigsburg 2017-2018
  • Tapper Fellow for Graduate Studies in Holocaust History, 2018 – 2019
  • Claims Conference Fellow (The Conference on Jewish Material Claims against Germany)* 2014-2017

Publications:

Maayan Armelin, Instruments of Murder: Einsatzgruppen Officers’ Leadership Styles and their Effect on Followers’ Motivations, in: S:I.M.O.N. – Shoah: Intervention. Methods. Documentation. 9 (2022) 1, 71–78.

 

“A Historical Analysis of the ‘Interahamwe’ Militia”

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Fellowships:
  • Albert M.Tapper Fellow for Graduate Studies in Holocaust History, 2017-2021

LaLA

“Cloaked in Femininity: Women’s Participation in Racial Terror in Nazi Germany and Jim Crow America

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Fellowships:
  • The Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund (2021-2023)
  • The Albert M. Tapper Fellowship and the Ference and Ilona (Schulhoff) Czigler Research Award (2020-2021)

“Never Forget, Never Again: Conjuring the Holocaust in 9/11 Memorialization”

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“The Geography of Slave Labor: Dutch Jews and the Third Reich, 1942-1945”

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Fellowships:
  • Claims Conference Fellow (The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany) *, 2017-2022
  • Prince Bernhard Cultural Fund Grant, 2020
  • Summer Research Fellowship for PhD Students, Yad Vashem, 2019
  • Ben and Zelda Cohen Fellowship, Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 2021-2022
  • Conny Kristel Fellowship, European Holocaust Research Infrastructure (EHRI), 2021
  • Junior Fellowship, Center for Holocaust Studies at the Leibniz Institute for Contemporary History, 2021

 

 

Burcin

“The mindset of Armenian genocide perpetrators in the Angora Province”

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Fellowships:
  • Agnes Manoogian Hausrath Graduate Studies Fellow for the Study of the Armenian Genocide, 2018 – 2021
  • Yesil Fellow in Armenian Genocide Studies, 2017 – 2018
  • National Association for Armenian Studies and Research, 2017
  • Knights of Vartan Fund for Armenian Studies, 2017
  • Charlotte Calfaian Fellow in Armenian Genocide Studies, 2016-2017

Publication:

  • Akintiya: Ermeni Soykırımında Emirlere Karşı Gelenler, Kurtaranlar, Direnenler” (Against the Current: Rescuers, Resisters and those who Opposed Orders during the Armenian Genocide) Turkey: Illetim Publishing House, November 2016

Goldberg

“Writing and Rewriting the History of the Kovno Ghetto”

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Fellowships:
  • Saul Kagan Fellowship in Advanced Holocaust Studies, Claims Conference, 2021 – 2023
  • Doctoral Scholarship, Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture, 2020-2021
  • Sharon Abramson Research Grant, Holocaust Educational Foundation, 2020
  • Fund for the Study of the Holocaust in Lithuania Fellowship, Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 2019-2020
  • Wexner Graduate Fellowship in Jewish Studies, The Wexner Foundation, 2016-2020
  • Shirley and Ralph Rose Fellowship, 2016-2020
  • Hilda and Al Kirsch Graduate Student Research Award, 2019
  • Baltic Jewish History Fellowship, YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, 2018-2019
  • European Holocaust Research Infrastructure (EHRI) Fellowship, Yad Vashem, 2018
  • Claims Conference Fellow (The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany) *, 2015-2016

Hana Green

“Whatever happens, never reveal to anyone that you’re Jewish”: Identity Passing as a Jewish Response to Persecution during the Holocaust.

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Publications:

– “Passing on the Periphery: A Call for the Critical Reconsideration of Research on Identity ‘Passing’ as a Jewish Response to Persecution During the Holocaust,” The Journal of Holocaust Research 36, no. 2-3 (June 2022): 111-127.

 

Hasmik

“The Socio-Political Situation in Van and Bitlis Provinces in 1912-1915”

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Fellowships:
  • AGBU US graduate scholarship for 2021-2023
  • Asbed B. Zakarian and Margaret M. Zakarian Research Award 2020-2021
  • Richard Melik Simonian Charitable Trust Scholarship Fund, 2022

Sandra

“Neighborliness and Neighborhood Violence in Bosanski Novi”

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Fellowships:
  • Shirley and Ralph Rose Fellowship 2020 – 2022

Diana H

“The Foundation of the Republic of Turkey and the problem of Armenian returnees 1918-1940.”

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Fellowships:
  • Howard Fromson Fellowship, 2020-2021
  • AGBU US graduate scholarship, 2021-2022
  • Richard Melik Simonian Charitable Trust Scholarship, 2021-2022

Ellen

“Encountering Others: Jewish Social Identity and Intergroup Relations in the Riga Ghetto”

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Fellowships:

  • Suesser Fellowship, 2018-2019
  • Hannah and Roman Kent Research Award, 2020 – 2021

“Ustaša Killing Specialists: The Personnel of the Jasenovac Camp Complex”

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Fellowship:

“Justice Pursued: Jewish Survivors’ Struggle for Holocaust Justice in Displaced Persons Camp Föhrenwald, 1945-1957”

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Fellowship:
  • Claims Conference Fellow (The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany) *, 2017-2022
  • Marlene and David Persky Research Award, 2017-2022
  • 2018 Summer Graduate Student Research Fellowship, Visiting Scholars Programs, Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington DC
  • Dr. Sophie Bookhalter Graduate Research Fellowship, Center for Jewish History, New York, NY, 2021-2022
  • Doctoral Scholarship, Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture, New York, NY, 2021-2022
  • David Baumgardt Memorial Fellowship, Leo Baeck Institute, Center for Jewish History, New York, NY, 2020-2021
  • Junior Fellowship, Center for Holocaust Studies, Institute for Contemporary History, Munich, DE, 2020-2021
  • Fred and Ellen Lewis/JDC Archives Fellowship, American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee Archives, New York, NY, 2020-2021

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“Resistance with Words: The Jewish Telegraph Agency during the Holocaust”

Fellowships:

  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Doctoral Award, 2022-2026

 

“The Transmission of Holocaust Memory in Argentina: From the Refugee Survivors to the Generation of the Disappeared”

Current Position:

Director of Education, Holocaust Museum, Center for Tolerance and Education, Suffern NY

Fellowships:
  • Tapper Fellow for Graduate Studies in Holocaust History, 2014-2017
  • The Family Robert Weil Foundation, Dissertation Research Grand, 2017
  • Yad Vashem Two-Week PhD Candidate Fellowship, July 2016
  • Ralph and Shirley Rose Fellow, 2013-2014

“Perpetuation of Atrocity and the Armenian Genocide’s Influence within Bolshevik, Kemalist, and Armenian Relations, 1917-1921”

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Fellowships:
  • Armenian Community Fellow, 2018 – 20201
  • Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Short-term Grant for Armenian Studies, Summer 2018.
  • Margrit and Nishan Atinizian Fellowship, 2017-2018

“Wartime Collaborators and the Politics of Justice in Bangladesh (1971-1975)”

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Fellowships:
  • Fromson Fellow, 2015-2019
  • Hilda and Al Kirsch Graduate Research Award, 2017
  • CGS- Square Fellowship, 2017

Jessa Sinnott

“Anti-Jewish Pogroms and Neighborhood Violence in Nazi-Occupied Poland, 1941”

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Fellowships:
  • Sidney and Rosalie Rose Fellowship  2019-2021
  • Conny Kristel Fellowship, European Holocaust Research Infrastructure, 2022-2023
  • American Councils Title VIII Combined Research and Language Training Program, 2022-2023

 

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“When Perpetrators Become Victims: Members of the Wehrmacht as Inmates in Nazi Concentration Camps”

 

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