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Dr. Deborah Dwork

Dr. Deborah Dwork is the Director of the Center for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Crimes Against Humanity at the Graduate Center-CUNY. Internationally renowned for her scholarship on Holocaust history, she is also a leading authority on university education in this field. She was the inaugural Rose Professor of Holocaust History and Founding Director of the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies program at Clark University in Massachsetts. Auschwitz, co-authored with Robert Jan van Pelt, received the National Jewish Book Award and the Spiro Kostoff Award and was selected by Newsweek as one of the Ten Best Books about Poland during World War II. HolocaustA Historyagain in collaboration with van Pelt, translated into a number of languages, was a National Jewish Book Award Finalist. Debórah Dwork has served as a Senior Scholar-in-Residence at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum and has been a Guggenheim Fellow, a Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and an ACLS Fellow.