Ph.D. UC Santa Cruz, History of Consciousness Dept., with a designated emphasis in Feminist Studies (2011) M.A. Sociology, Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Germany, Minors: Women and Gender Studies, German Philology (2004) Exchange student, State University of St. Petersburg, Russia; Faculty of Sociology (2000/01)

Other Publications

Books Pioneers and Partisans: An Oral History of Nazi Genocide in Belorussia. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. Jüdische Partisaninnen. Der verschwiegene Widerstand in der Sowjetunion. Berlin: Dietz, 2007. Edited volume Migration and Mobility in the Modern Age: Refugees, Travelers, and Traffickers in Europe and Eurasia. Eds. Anika Walke, Jan Musekamp, Nicole Svobodny. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017. Refereed articles and chapters “Split Memory: The Geography of Holocaust Memory and Amnesia in Belarus.” Slavic Review Spring 2018 (in press). “Jewish Youth in the Minsk Ghetto: How Age and Gender Mattered,” Kritika–Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History, 15, no. 3 (2014): 535-62. “Memories of an Unfulfilled Promise: Internationalism and Patriotism in Post-Soviet Oral Histories of Jewish Survivors of the Nazi genocide,” Oral History Review 40, no. 2 (2013): 271-98. “Pamiat’, Gender, i Molchanie: Ustnaia Istoria v (Post-) Sovetskoi Rossii i Prizrachnaia Gran’ mezhdu Privatnym i Publichnym” (in Russian, Engl.: “Memory, Gender, Silence: Oral history in (Post-) Soviet Russia and the Blurry Line Between the Public and the Private”). Laboratorium: Zhurnal Sotsialnykh Issledovanii (St. Petersburg, Russia), 1 (2011): 72-95. “Remembering and Recuperation: Memory Work in the Post-Soviet Context.” Zeitgeschichte (Vienna, Austria) 36, no. 2 (2009): 67-87. Book chapters “’There was no work, we worked only for the Germans’: Ghetto and ghetto labor in the German-occupied Soviet territories.” The Ghetto in Global History, 1500 to the Present Ed. Wendy Goldman and Joe Trotter. London: Routledge, 2017, 93-109. “Introduction.” Migration and Mobility in the Modern Age: Refugees, Travelers, and Traffickers in Europe and Eurasia. Eds. Anika Walke, Jan Musekamp, Nicole Svobodny. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017, 1-34. “Formen des Widerstands. Sowjetische Juden in Weißrussland und der nationalsozialistische Genozid.” Deutsche Besatzung in der Sowjetunion 1941-1944: Vernichtungskrieg-Reaktionen-Erinnerung. Eds. Babette Quinkert, Jörg Morré. Paderborn: Ferdinand Schönigh Verlag, 2014, 259-275. “Introduction” to Michael Kutz, If, By Miracle: A Holocaust Survivor’s Tale. Toronto: Azrieli Foundation, 2013. „‘Wir haben über dieses Thema nie gesprochen.’ Jüdischer Überlebenskampf und sowjetische Kriegserinnerung.“ Umdeuten, verschweigen, erinnern: Die späte Aufarbeitung des Holocaust in Osteuropa. Eds. Micha Brumlik and Karol Sauerland. Frankfurt/M: Campus, 2010, 25-46. “’It wasn’t that bad in the ghetto, was it?’ – Living On in the USSR after the Nazi Genocide.” Survivors of Nazi Persecution in Europe after the Second World War: Landscapes after Battle Vol. I. Eds. Suzanne Bardgett, David Cesarani, Jessica Reinisch, and J.D. Steinert. London: Vallentine Mitchell, 2010, 218-36. “Reconsidering the Past: Interviews with Jewish Survivors of the Nazi Genocide in the Post-Soviet Context.” Sociology of Memory: Papers from the Spectrum. Ed. Noel Packard. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009, 45-62. „Jüdischer Überlebenskampf und offizielle sowjetische Kriegserinnerung. Biographische Erzählungen im Kontext von kollektivem Gedächtnis und Erinnerungspolitik.“ Von Honig und Hochschulen. Dreizehn gesellschaftskritische Interventionen. Zehntes DoktorandInnenseminar der Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung. Ed. Grit Jilek et al. Berlin: Dietz, 2007, 10-29. „Biographien jüdischer Überlebender in der früheren Sowjetunion – Flucht, Widerstand und (Nicht-) Anerkennung.“ Collaboration and Resistance during the Holocaust: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania. Eds. David Gaunt, Paul Levine, and Laura Palosuo. Wien: Peter Lang, 2004, 479-506. Manuscripts in progress “’To Speak for Those Who Cannot’: Masha Rol’nikaite on Anti-Jewish and Sexual Violence during the German Occupation of Soviet Territories.” Jewish History (Special Issue “Jewish Women in Eastern and East Central Europe”, forthcoming) “Was Soviet Internationalism Anti-Racist? Toward a History of Foreigners in the USSR.” Russia’s Races: Meanings and Practices of Race in Imperial Russia and the Soviet Union. Ed. David Rainbow (submitted, forthcoming with University of Toronto Press, 2018).


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