Fellows in residence at the Museum are building on the work of their predecessors to reveal new information and offer new perspectives about the Holocaust. The opinions of fellows expressed before, during the course of, or after their activities with the Mandel Center are their own and do not represent and are not endorsed by the US Holocaust Memorial Museum or its Mandel Center.

  • Anabel Carballo-Mesa

    Anabel Carballo-Mesa

    Leon and Edith Milman Fellowship
    January 1–April 30, 2023

    Project: “Na Bister! Oral History of the Roma and Sinti Genocide”

  • Havi Dreifuss

    Havi Dreifuss

    Shapiro Senior Scholar-in-Residence
    October 1, 2022–June 30, 2023

    Project: “Reactions to the Holocaust: Insight, Actions, and Inactions”

  • Piotr Forecki

    Piotr Forecki

    Fred and Maria Devinki Memorial Fellowship
    October 1, 2022–May 31, 2023

    Project: “Primed for Violence? Poles towards the Extermination of Jews in the Regierungsbezirk Posen”

  • Sandra Gruner-Domić

    Sandra Gruner-Domić

    Manya Friedman Memorial Fellowship
    April 1–July 31, 2023

    Project: “Lost in the Andes? Jewish Refugees migration to Bolivia 1937-1950” 

  • Heléna Huhák

    Heléna Huhák

    Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies Fellow
    January 1–April 30, 2023

    Project: “Hungarian Jewish Camp Diaries and Early Post-war Memoirs: Discovering the Unknown Sources of the Hungarian Holocaust”

  • William Jones

    William Jones

    Alexander Grass Memorial Fellowship
    January 1–August 31, 2023

    Project: “’So then...he raped me’: Male Experiences of Sexual Violence During the Holocaust”

  • Kobi Kabalek

    Kobi Kabalek

    Phyllis Greenberg Heideman and Richard D. Heideman Fellow
    January 1–April 30, 2023

    Project: “Holocaust Horror: A Cultural History”

  • Olga Kartashova

    Olga Kartashova

    Manya Friedmann Memorial Fellowship
    June 1–July 31, 2023

    Project: “The International Networks and Jewish Efforts to Prosecute Nazi Criminals in Poland”

  • Pragya Kaul

    Pragya Kaul

    Kurt and Thea Sonnenmark Memorial Fellow
    June 1–July 31, 2023

    Project: “Refugees in Empire: Jewish Refugees in British India”

  • Julie Keresztes

    Julie Keresztes

    American University and Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship
    August 1, 2022–July 31, 2024

    Project: “Photography and the Making of the Nazi Racial Fantasy, 1933-1950”

  • Emily Klein

    Emily Klein

    Digital Humanities Associate Fellow
    September 1, 2022–May 31, 2023

    Project: “Holocaust Diaries as Material Artifacts”

  • Johanna Lehr

    Johanna Lehr

    Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies Fellow
    April 1–July 31, 2023

    Project: “Gendered Persecution, Gendered Responses: Jewish Women facing Repression in Paris 1941–1944”

  • Albert Lichtblau

    Albert Lichtblau

    William J. Lowenberg Memorial Fellow on America, the Holocaust, and the Jews
    January 1–April 30, 2023

    Project: “Experiences of Austrian Emigres and Survivors in the US - Austrian Heritage Collection”

  • Brad Prager

    Brad Prager

    Alexander Grass Memorial Fellow
    October 1, 2022–May 31, 2023

    Project: “The Silver Screen to Auschwitz: Kurt Gerron’s Stardom, Exile, and Murder”

  • Steven Weiss Samols

    Steven Weiss Samols

    Sosland Foundation Fellowship
    October 1, 2022–January 31, 2023

    Project: “Capturing Difference, Making History: The Photobook as a Jewish Artifact”

  • AJ Solovy

    AJ Solovy

    Robert A. Savitt Fellowship
    June 1–July 31, 2023

    Project: “After Hitler: An Experiential History of SS Members in the Postwar World, 1950-2010”

  • Aleksandra Szczepan

    Aleksandra Szczepan

    Manya Friedman Memorial Fellowship
    October 1, 2022–March 31, 2023

    Project: “Mapping Catastrophe at the Grassroots Level: Holocaust Maps as Alternative Testimonies”

  • Lilia Tomchuk

    Lilia Tomchuk

    Center for Holocaust Studies at the Institute for Contemporary History-Munich – Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies Exchange Scholar
    October 1, 2022–January 31, 2023

    Project: “Shades of Agency – Choice, Survival and Resistance of Jewish Women During the Holocaust in Transnistria”