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Kirsten Fermaglich

20th Century American Jewish and cultural and intellectual history

Assistant professor of history and Jewish studies

Expertise:

An expert in Jewish studies, the Holocaust and teaching the Holocaust. She is the author of “American Dreams and Nazi Nightmares: Early Holocaust Consciousness and Liberal America, 1957-1965”(University Press of New England for Brandeis University Press, 2006) and was co-curator of “Uneasy Years: Michigan Jewry in Depression and War,” a 2002-03 exhibition at the MSU Museum that was honored by the Michigan Humanities Council. She has also been a program leader for the Michigan Teachers Workshop on Holocaust Education.