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Dr. Gavriel D. Rosenfeld

Professor of HIstory
o: Canisius Hall Rm 317
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Gavriel D. Rosenfeld is Professor of History at Fairfield University. He received his B.A. in History and Judaic Studies from Brown University in 1989 and his Ph.D. in History from UCLA in 1996.  His area of specialization is the history and memory of Nazi Germany and the Holocaust.  He is the author of many books, including the forthcoming study, The Fourth Reich: The Specter of Nazism from World War II to the Present (Cambridge University Press, 2019), Hi Hitler! How the Nazi Past is Being Normalized in Contemporary Culture (Cambridge University Press, 2015), the new edited volume, What ifs of Jewish History: From Abraham to Zionism (Cambridge University Press, 2016), as well as Building after Auschwitz: Jewish Architecture and the Memory of the Holocaust (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2011), The World Hitler Never Made: Alternate History and the Memory of Nazism (Cambridge University Press, 2005), Munich and Memory: Architecture, Monuments and the Legacy of the Third Reich (Berkeley, 2000), and the co-edited work, Beyond Berlin: Twelve German Cities Confront the Nazi Past (Ann Arbor, 2008).   He is also the author of numerous articles, which have appeared in such journals as Central European History, History and Memory, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, German Politics and Society, and The Journal of Modern History.  He is a regular contributor to The Forward newspaper, edits the blog, The Counterfactual History Review, and is an editor of the journal, Dapim: Studies on the Holocaust.


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