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Curriculum vitae, September 2018

Department of History
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9410
Tel.: (805) 893-xxxx / -2991 (office)
Fax: (805) 893-7671
932 West Campus Ln.
Goleta, CA 93117-4343
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Language Skills
University & Public Service

[see also: printable short biographical sketch for introductions]

Education (back to top)
  • Ph.D., History, 1992. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
    Dissertation: "Nazi Crimes and Identity in West Germany: Collective Memories of the Dachau Concentration Camp, 1945-1990"
    Principal advisors: Geoff Eley, Michael Geyer
  • M.A., History of Art, 1986. Universität Hamburg, West Germany.
    Thesis: 'From Heroes to Victims: The "Monument to the Victims of National Socialist Persecution and the Resistance Struggle" in Hamburg, 1946-1949.' (thesis excerpts)
    Advisors: Horst Bredekamp, Arnold Sywottek
    1983-84 Universität München, Munich, West Germany.
    1979-83 Universität Freiburg, Freiburg/Br., West Germany.
  • B.A., Physics (magna cum laude), 1979. Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut.

Academic Appointments (back to top)

  • 2016-pres. University of California, Santa Barbara, Department of History:
    Professor, Modern German History and Public History
  • 1998-2016 University of California, Santa Barbara, Department of History:
    Associate Professor, Modern German History
  • 1992-1998 University of California, Santa Barbara, Department of History:
    Assistant Professor, Modern German History.
  • 1988 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Residential College:
    Lecturer, Contemporary Europe Program.
  • 1979-83: Tutor and Lecturer on Medieval and Baroque Art and Architecture, and German Language, Institute of European Studies, Freiburg University Foreign Students' Office, Junior Year Program, Deutsch-Japanisches-Institut, all Freiburg, West Germany.

Selected Publications (in reverse chronological order) (see also my Publications page) (back to top)

  1. Review of: Holocaust Angst: The Federal Republic of Germany and American Holocaust Memory since the 1970s, by Jacob S. Eder, (Oxford University Press, 2016), 296 pp., in: American Historical Review, October, pp. xx (publisher's link; doi)
  2. "The Political without the Personal," review essay about Thomas Weber's Becoming Hitler (2017), in: Dapim 32:2(June 2018), 130-137. (8 page pdf of author's last version) doi
  3. Review of: KL: A History of the Nazi Concentration Camps by Nikolaus Wachsmann (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015), 865 pp., in: American Historical Review, (February 2017), pp. 139-141. (3 page pdf)
  4. Review of Neuengamme im System der Konzentrationslager: Studien zur Ereignis- und Rezeptionsgeschichte by Detlef Garbe (Hamburg: Metropol, 2015), 517pp., in: H-Soz-u-Kult, 23.11.2016, https://www.hsozkult.de/publicationreview/id/rezbuecher-24211.
  5. Review of Bringing the Dark Past to Light: The Reception of the Holocaust in Postcommunist Europe, edited by John-Paul Himka and Joanna Michlic (University of Nebraska Press, 2013), 778 pp, in: Holocaust and Genocide Studies 29:3(December 2015), 497-502. (6 page pdf of author's last version )
  6. Review of Multidirectional Memory: Remembering the Holocaust in the Age of Decolonization by Michael Rothberg, in: American Historical Review (June 2012), pp. 820-821. (2 page pdf)
  7. "The Origin and Reception of Martin Niemöller's Quotation 'First They Came for the Communists...'," in: Michael Berenbaum et al (eds.), Remembering for the Future: Armenia, Auschwitz, and Beyond (Paragon, 2016), 173-199. CHAPTER (18 page pdf)
  8. "Aus Dachau befreit: Jüdische Überlebende des Lagers in der 'Sherit Hapletah'" [Liberated from Dachau: Jewish Survivors of the Camp in the 'Sherit Hapletah' {Surviving Remnant}], in: Sybille Steinbacher (ed.), Transit US-Zone: Überlebende des Holocaust im Bayern der Nachkriegszeit (Dachauer Symposien zur Zeitgeschichte, vol. 13) (Göttingen: Wallstein, 2013), pp. 81-102. CHAPTER (pdf)
  9. "Die Organisationen der Überlebenden von Dachau" [The Organisations of the Survivors of Dachau] CHAPTER in: Janine Doerry, Thomas Kubetzky and Katja Seybold (eds.), Das soziale Gedächtnis und die Gemeinschaften der Überlebenden (Göttingen: Wallstein, 2014), 159-174. (pdf)
  10. Exhibition panels: "Upstanders: Courage in the Face of Evil" and "George Wittenstein: 'Someone had to do it'", Jewish Federantion of Greater Santa Barbara, April 2012.
  11. Review of Multidirectional Memory: Remembering the Holocaust in the Age of Decolonization, by Michael Rothberg, in: American Historical Review (June 2012), pp. 820-821. (pdf)
  12. Review of Haunted City: Nuremberg and the Nazi Past by Neil Gregor, in: American Historical Review (October 2010), p. 1245-1246. REVIEW (pdf)
  13. "Holocaust Memorials: The Emergence of a Genre," American Historical Review, 115:1(Feb. 2010), pp. 53-89, including 34 illustrations. ARTICLE (pdf)
  14. "The Afterlife of the Camps," concluding chapter in: Jane Caplan and Nikolaus Wachsmann (eds.), Concentration Camps in Nazi Germany: The New Histories (New York: Routledge, 2010), pp. 186-211. CHAPTER (pdf; publisher's page; $28 at amazon)
  15. "Memorializing Persecuted Jews in Dachau and Other West German Concentration Camp Memorial Sites," in: William Niven and Chloe Paver (eds.), Memorialization in Germany since 1945 (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010), 192-204. CHAPTER (pdf; publisher's page; $80 at BN.com; $110 at amazon)
  16. review of Das war Dachau, by Stanislav Zámečník, in: American Historical Review (April 2008), p. 598f. REVIEW (pdf)
  17. review of Rebecca Wittmann, Beyond Justice: The Auschwitz Trial (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2005), in: AHR (Feb. 2007), pp. 121f. REVIEW (augmented web version, includes analysis of Devin Pendas's book on the same topic; pdf)
  18. review of Boris Barth, Dolchstosslegenden und politische Desintegration: Das Trauma der deutschen Niederlage im Ersten Weltkrieg, 1914-1933 (Düsseldorf: Droste, 2003). in: H-German, Dec. 4, 2006. REVIEW (illustrated version)
  19. "Dachau," entry in Encyclopedia of Europe, 1914-2004, edited by John Merriman and Jay Winter (New York: Thompson/Gale, 2006) ENCYCLOPEDIA ENTRY (page scans)
  20. "Dachau im Wandel, 1945-2005: Konzeptionen und Ziele der Vermittlung," in: Das Konzentrationslager Dachau: Erlebnis, Erinnerung, Geschichte (Munich: Meidenbauer, 2006), pp. 39-51. (pdf) ESSAY
    • French translation: "Dachau au fil du temps, de 1945 á 2005: Concepts et finalités de la transmission," in: Anne Bernou-Fieseler et Fabien Théofilakis (eds.), Dachau: Mémoires et Histoire de la déportation. Regards franco-allemands (Paris: Éditions Tirénsias, 2006), pp. 35-48. (French translation of preceding item) ESSAY (pdf)
  21. "Memories of the World War II and the Holocaust in Europe," in: Gordon Martel (ed.), A Companion to Europe, 1900-1945 (Oxford: Blackwell, 2006), pp. 487-503. CHAPTER (google books version; $150 and full-text searchable at amazon)
  22. "Reshaping Dachau for Visitors, 1933-2000," in: Greg Ashworth and Rudi Hartmann (eds.), Horror and Human Tragedy Revisited: The Management of Sites of Atrocities for Tourism (New York: Cognizant Communications, 2005), 118-148. CHAPTER (presentation text; $45 at amazon)
  23. "The Internet as a Venue for Scholarly Interaction with the Public," H-German, Oct. 2004, http://www.h-net.org/~german/resources/conf_reports_index.htm#gsa04 PAPER
  24. solicited review of four essays on the German film Rosenstrasse (2003), H-German forum, July 29, 2004 REVIEW (link to forum)
  25. "Die vernachlässigten Massengräber: Der Skandal um dem Leitenberg, 1949-50," Dachauer Hefte 19(2003), 3-23. ARTICLE (full text)
  26. "Die Mythen von Dachau sind keineswegs überwunden: Der Historiker Harold Marcuse über das Verhältnis der Stadt zum ehemaligen Konzentrationslager -- und über sein Standardwerk über Dachau" [The Myths of Dachau Are By No Means Overcome: The Historian Harold Marcuse on the Relationship of the City to the Former Concentration Camp -- and about His Standard Work about Dachau] (Full page article with responses to questions from the Dachauer SZ re: 'Legacies of Dachau'), Dachauer SZ 2003 WRITTEN INTERVIEW
  27. review of Flüchtige Heimat: Jüdische Displaced Persons in Landsberg am Lech, 1945 bis 1950, by Angelika Eder, in: Archiv für Sozialgeschichte 42(2002), pp. 615-616 REVIEW
  28. Legacies of Dachau: cover of Legacies of DachauThe Uses and Abuses of a Concentration Camp, 1933-2001 (New York/Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001). MONOGRAPH. (book webpage)
    Winner of the 2003 Hans Rosenberg Book Prize of the Conference Group for Central European History. award letter, texts of 23 reviews, prize info
  29. Memory to Action! A Guidebook for Commemorating the Holocaust, co-author with Ralph Daniel (Santa Barbara: Holocaust Home Commemoration Project, 1st draft edition 1999, 2nd revised edition 2000, 3rd revised edition November 2001, 4th revised edition January 2003) pages 6-26 of 3rd edition authored by H. Marcuse INTERACTIVE GUIDEBOOK (link)
  30. "Generational Cohorts and the Shaping of Popular Attitudes towards the Holocaust," in: John Roth and Elizabeth Maxwell (eds.), Remembering for the Future: The Holocaust in an Age of Genocide (London: Palgrave: 2001), vol. 3, pp. 652-663. ARTICLE
  31. "Experiencing the Jewish Holocaust in Los Angeles: The Beit Hashoah--Museum of Tolerance," on-line journal Other Voices 2:1(Feb. 2000). ARTICLE
  32. "Dachau: The Political Aesthetics of Holocaust Memorials," in: Peter Hayes (ed.), Lessons and Legacies III (Evanston, IL: Northwestern Univ. Press, 1999), 138-168, 278-287. ARTICLE (text without notes)
  33. "The Revival of Holocaust Awareness in West Germany, Israel, and the United States" in: Carole Fink, Philipp Gassert, Detlef Junker (eds.), 1968: The World Transformed (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998), 421-438. ARTICLE (ful text and pdf)
  34. "Günter Anders," in: John Sanford (ed.), Encyclopedia of Contemporary German Culture (London: Routledge, 1999), 13f. ENCYCLOPEDIA ARTICLE (Anders webpage)
  35. Review of Der Buchenwald-Report, translated and revised ed. by David Hackett, in: Archiv für Sozialgeschichte 38(1998), 799f. REVIEW
  36. review of Die Deutschland-Akte: Juden und Deutsche in Ost und West, by Michael Wolffsohn, in: German Studies Review 20:2(May 1997), 369f. REVIEW (full text)
  37. Review of Dachau: Die Stadt und das Konzentrationslager in der NS-Zeit, by Sybille Steinbacher, in: Archiv für Sozialgeschichte 36(1996), 777-9. REVIEW (full text)
  38. Review of The Buchenwald Report, ed. by David Hackett, on-line in: H-German, Oct. 13, 1995. REVIEW (text with Hackett's response)
  39. review of Resistance against the Third Reich, 1933-1990, ed. by J. Boyer and M. Geyer, in: Journal of Modern History 68:1(March 1996), 249-51. REVIEW (full text)
  40. "Architecture and Auschwitz," Journal of Architectural Education 49:2(Nov. 1995), 123-8. REVIEW ESSAY (full text)
  41. "Remembering the White Rose in West Germany, 1943-1993," Soundings 22:9(1994), 25-38. ARTICLE (text without notes and pdf)
  42. "Different Schools of Myth-Making," Süddeutsche Zeitung/Dachauer Neueste Nachrichten (Munich/Dachau), Aug. 1, 1994. PUBLISHED LETTER
  43. "The Politics of Memory: Nazi Crimes and Identity in West Germany, 1945-1990," Harvard University Center for European Studies Working Papers Series #45, 1993. PAPER
  44. "Die Museale Darstellung des Holocaust an Orten der ehemaligen Konzentrationslager in der Bundesrepublik, 1945-1990," in: Erinnerung: Zur Gegenwart des Holocaust in Deutschland West und Deutschland Ost (Frankfurt: Haag and Herchen, 1993), 79-98. ARTICLE
  45. "Das ehemalige Konzentrationslager Dachau: Der mühevolle Weg zur Gedenkstätte, 1945-1968," in: Dachauer Hefte 6(1990), 182-205. ARTICLE (text without notes and pdf)
    (republished by Deutscher Taschenbuchverlag, 1994).
    Polish translation: BYŁA obozie koncentracyjnym w Dachau, 1945-1968
  46. "Denkmale zwischen Vergangenheit und Gegenwart," in: Lernort Gemeinde: Beiträge zur Gemeindepädagogik, 2/1990, pp. 3-5. ARTICLE
  47. "West German Strategies of Commemoration," in: Dimensions: A Journal of Holocaust Studies 3:2(1987), pp. 13ff. ARTICLE (text and images)
  48. "Bemerkungen zum 'Mahnmal für die Opfer von Krieg und Gewaltherrschaft' in Bonn," in: Freimuth Duwe (ed.), Kulturheft 3, (Bonn: Kunst und Kultur, 1985), pp. 87-89. EXPERT TESTIMONY
  49. Steine des Anstosses. Nationalsozialismus und Zweiter Weltkrieg in Denkmalen, 1945-1985 (Hamburg: Museum für Hamburgische Geschichte, 1985). BROCHURE
    (co-author with Frank Schimmelfennig and Jochen Spielmann) (full text, also as pdf and images )

Selected Grants and Fellowships (back to top)

  • 2004-05 UC President's Fellowship for the Humanities
  • 1997 Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation, Bonn, Faculty Exchange Fellowship
  • 1996-97 Center for German and European Studies, Berkeley, grants for research assistance
  • 1996 Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, University of California, Santa Barbara, grant for research in Poland
  • 1994 University of California, Santa Barbara, Faculty Career Development Award
  • 1990-1992 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, predoctoral fellowships
  • 1988-1990 Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation, Bonn, Research Fellowship
  • 1988 Research Fellowship, Program in Comparative Studies of Social Transformations, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
  • 1985 Grant for publication costs, Ernst Strassmann Foundation, Osnabrück, West Germany.
  • 1984-85 Grant for research and production costs, Hamburg Foundation in Support of Science and Culture, Hamburg, West Germany.
  • 1984 Research grant, Museum for the History of Hamburg, West Germany.

Presentations ('single quotes' indicate translation of title)(back to top)
(for on-line texts follow the links or go to my Presentations page)

  • Nov. 11, 2012: "Jüdische Dachau-Überlebende von der Befreiung bis zur Gründung Israels" [Jewish Survivors of Dachau from Liberation to the Founding of Israel], Center for International Youth Encounters, Dachau, Germany.
  • July 19, 2012: "How Survivor Testimonies Shaped German Understandings of the Holocaust," San Diego Holocaust Living History Workshop.
  • April 18, 2012: "Art and Politics: The Case of Felix Nussbaum and Lessons from Nazi Germany," Adele Nachmann Memorial Lecture, Santa Barbara Museum of Art.
  • Nov. 18, 2011: "Exhibitions of Nazi Crimes in the 1940s, 50s and 60s," professional workshop "From Mass Murder to Exhibition: Museum Representations in Transatlantic Comparison," German Historical Institute, Washington, D.C..
  • Feb. 4, 2011: "Die Organisationen der Überlebenden von Dachau" [The Organizations of Dachau Survivors], Second International Bergen-Belsen Conference, Hannover, Germany.
  • January 19, 2011: "The Global Landscape of Holocaust Memorialization," UCSB Interdisciplinary Humanities Center's Geographies of Place series.
  • November 17, 2010: "From Avoidance to Affirmation: The Evolution and Functions of Holocaust Memorialization in Germany, 1945-Present," invited panelist and moderator, Haifa Center for German & European Studies, Haifa, Israel. (6 page pdf)
  • April 13, 2010: "Lessons of the Holocaust in Germany: Past, Present, Future," Keynote address at the symposium "Teaching the Holocaust," UC Irvine. (8 page pdf with 48 ppt slides)
  • July 19, 2009: "Von der Monumentalität zur Spurensicherung: Dachau seit 1945" [From Monumentality to the Preservation of Traces: Dachau since 1945], symposium Dachau/München--Ort und Erinnerung [Dachau-Munich: Place and Memory], Munich. (Vortragstext)
  • 19 April 2007: "Holocaust Memorials, 1945-present," lecture in the series Jews among the Nations, UCSB Jewish Studies Lecture Series
  • 10 April 2006: "Martin Niemöller's Quotation 'First They Came for the Communists…'," faculty lecture, Depauw University, Greencastle, Indiana.
  • 9 April 2006: "The Uses of Dachau, 1945-2005," Holocaust Commemoration address, Depauw University, Greencastle, Indiana.
  • 29 April 2005: "How Dachau has Changed: Ideas and Goals of Its Presentation, 1945-2005" [title translated from German, lecture given in German], at a German-French colloquium in Munich: "Memories and History: From the Experiential World of the Concentration Camps."
  • 15 January 2005: "Memories of Genocide and the Development of Collective Moral Identities," Genocides: Forms, Causes, Consequences, conference at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin. (presentation outline)
  • 9 October 2004: "The Internet as a Venue for Scholarly Interaction with the Public," roundtable at the German Studies Association Conference, Washington, D.C. (thesis paper; conference panel report)
  • 26-29 July 2004: "Teaching the Holocaust: Causes and Consequences in History," "Interviewing Holocaust Survivors: Techniques of Oral History," and "Holocaust Denial," at a professional development workshop,"Personal Remembrance and History," UCSB (website)
  • 6 November 2003: "The International, Historical and Educational Context of the Exhibition 'Portraits of Survival'," UCSB Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, Santa Barbara
  • 17 July 2003: "Introduction," conference 'Practice follows Truth: On the Relevance of the Philosophy of Herbert Marcuse,' Free University, Berlin (website)
  • 31 January 2003: "The Dos and Don'ts of Using Technology in the History-Social Science Classroom," California History-Social Science Project Technology follow-up seminar, UCSB (web version)
  • 4 November 2002: "Age Cohorts and the Lessons of Vergangenheitsbewältigung for the Future of Holocaust Education in Germany," Lessons and Legacies VII Conference, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
  • 31 July 2002: "Das Erbe von Dachau: Vom Gebrauch und Missbrauch eines Konzentrationslagers, 1933-2001," [German translation of my book title, Legacies of Dachau; lecture given in German], Pedagogical Circle, Dachau Castle
  • 30 July 2002: "The History of Youth Encounters in Dachau: Debates and Goals" [title translated from German, lecture given in German], International Center for Youth Encounters, Dachau, Germany
  • 3 May 2002: "Killing Time in the Los Angeles Museum of Tolerance," UCSB Public Humanities Initiative, Entertainment Value Conference, UCSB
  • 21 April 2002: "Jews and Germans after the Holocaust," Temple Beth Israel, Pomona, CA
  • 8 April 2002: "Age Cohorts and the Changing Interest in the Holocaust during the 1960s," Conference After Eichmann: Collective Memory and the Holocaust since 1961, Parkes Centre for the Study of Jewish/non-Jewish Relations, Southampton, England, and Imperial War Museum, London, England
  • 23 February 2002: "Technology in the History-Social Science Classroom," California History-Social Science Project Technology follow-up seminar (outline)
  • 29 November 2001: "Memories of World War II: How the People of Germany Deal with Their Past," UCSB Affiliates, Santa Barbara
  • 7 November 2001: "Kristallnacht in History and Memory," UCSB Hillel, Isla Vista, CA
  • 23 February 2001: "The Shoah Visual History Foundation as a Historical Resource," UCSB Graduate School of Education, Santa Barbara
  • 20 July 2000:"Generational Cohorts and the Shaping of Popular Attitudes towards the Holocaust," Remembering for the Future Conference, Oxford, UK (text, abstract)
  • 26 March 1999: "Adapting Dachau to the Needs of Visitors, 1933-2000," American Association of Geographers Conference, Honolulu (text without notes)
  • 19 February 1998: "Experiencing the Holocaust in Los Angeles: The Museum of Tolerance," UCSB Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, Conference "Acts of Reconstruction: Museums, Theme Parks, and City Centers," Santa Barbara
  • 12 November 1997: "Will the 'real' Anne Frank Please Stand Up The Uses of a Holocaust Icon," UCSB History Associates, Santa Barbara
  • 25 October 1997: "Anne Frank and the Lessons of the Holocaust," Santa Barbara City College Phi Beta Kappa, Santa Barbara
  • 25 September 1997: "The Berlin National Memorial to the Victims of War and Tyranny: From Conflict to Consensus," German Studies Association Conference, Washington, D.C. (text)
  • 1 July 1997: 'Legends of Postwar History: On the Relationship between the History of Nazism and Political Culture,' Friedrich Ebert Foundation, Bonn, Germany
  • 16 May 1997: "Dachau and the Memory of National Socialism," invited lecture at conference "Geteilte Geschichte: A History Shared and Divided. The Two Germanies 1945-1990," sponsored by the German Academic Exchange Service, Seattle
  • 21 February 1997: "Former Concentration Camps and the Politics of Identity in West Germany, 1945-1995," Great Lakes Consortium for European Studies Conference, Minneapolis
  • 2 November 1996: "Gender as a Category of Analysis in Holocaust Studies," Lessons and Legacies IV Conference, Notre Dame University, Indiana.
  • 23 May 1996: "1968 and the Holocaust: Germany, Israel, the United States," conference sponsored by the German Historical Institute and the Wissenschaftszentrum, Berlin.
  • 6 January 1995: "Dachau and Buchenwald as Sites of 'Holocaust' Education in Germany, 1945-Present," American Historical Association Conference, Chicago.
  • 23 October 1994: "Dachau: The Political Aesthetics of Holocaust Memorials," Lessons and Legacies III Conference, Dartmouth, New Hampshire.
  • 6 July 1994: "Symbols and Silences of National Memory: Germany Commemorates the Nazi Era," DAAD Summer Seminar "Contemporary Controversies in German Politics and Culture", University of California, Berkeley.
  • 31 January 1994: "Exhibiting the Holocaust, 1945-1993," UCLA Graduate German History Colloquium, Los Angeles, California.
  • 21 October 1993: "Anti-Nazi Resistance in Monuments and Memorials," slide presentation, University of California, Santa Barbara.
  • 14 October 1993: "The Politics of Memory: Nazi Crimes and Identity in West Germany, 1945-1990," Harvard University Center for European Studies, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 2 October 1993: "Remembering the White Rose in West Germany, 1943-1993," Conference "The White Rose and Resistance", Santa Barbara, Calif.
  • November 1992: "Collective Memories of the Nazi Concentration Camps in West Germany," conference "Histoire et mémoire des crimes et génocides nazi," Fondation Auschwitz, Brussels.
  • March 1992: "The Moral Discourse about National Socialism: The Reconstruction of Memory in the Federal Republic," Council for European Studies Conference, Chicago.
  • January 1992: 'Exhibiting the History of the Holocaust in the Federal Republic of Germany, 1945-1989,' conference sponsored by the Frankfurt/Main City Office for Science and Art, Arnoldshain, Germany.
  • September 1991: "Politics and Ethics in West Germany: Coming to Terms with the National Socialist Past, 1945-1990," German Studies Association Conference, Los Angeles.
  • April 1991: 'Concentration Camps and Post-War History: The Example of Dachau,' biannual conference of memorial sites (sponsored in 1991 by the Lower Saxony State Center for Political Education), Lohheide/Bergen-Belsen, Germany.
  • September 1990: Slide Presentation, 'Commemorative Art in the Federal Republic and the German Democratic Republic,' Evangelisches Zentrum, Hamburg-Rissen, West Germany.
  • July 1990: 'The History of the Former Dachau Concentration Camp 1945-1990,' Provisional Center for International Youth Encounters, Dachau, West Germany.
  • March 1990: 'The Victims of National Socialism in Public Memory,' City Historical Museum, Cologne, West Germany.
  • January 1987: 'Considerations about the Memorialization of the Former Gestapo Headquarters,' City Cultural Center, Offenbach am Main, West Germany.
  • July 1985: Expert Testimony, public hearing about the planned Bonn National Memorial, Bonn, West Germany (sponsored by the German Social-Democratic Party).
  • February 1984: "Neuengamme 1945-1970," First Working Conference on the History of the Concentration Camp Neuengamme and Its Subcamps, Hamburg, West Germany.

World Wide Web Publications (back to top)

On the internet I have created and maintain pages and sites about the people and topics listed below. For links, see my homepage, listed in the header of this CV, especially <http://marcuse.faculty.history.ucsb.edu/index.html#researchpages>:

  • Günther Anders (1902-1992) [link; 5-6 hits/day 4/06]
  • Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site [link; 58 hits/day 2005 average]
  • German History links [link; 12 hits/day 4/06]
  • Hitler in History Project [link; 40 hits/day 4/06]
  • Herbert Marcuse (1898-1979) [link; 160 hits/day 4/06]
  • Martin Niemöller's Quotation "First they came for the Communists…" [link; 30-40 hits/day 4/06]
  • UCSB Holocaust Oral History Project [link; 5 hits/day 5/05]
  • UCSB General Education Reform History [link, 3-4 hits/day 4/06]
  • Courses I teach, including:
    • Courses index page: <http://marcuse.faculty.history.ucsb.edu/courses.htm>
    • Holocaust lecture courses (33D 10 hits/day 5/05 [when not taught], 133D)
    • Holocaust reading seminar (133Q)
    • Post-1945 German history lecture course (133C)
    • German History research proseminar (133P, 3-4 hits/day 5/05, during off quarter)
    • World History, 1700-present (2C); formerly Western Civilization, 1715-present (4C)
    • Graduate reading (200E) and research seminars (233AB)
  • Reviews of several books on amazon.com (Marcuse's amazon reviewer page)

Languages (back to top)

  • German: native proficiency
  • Dutch: reading knowledge
  • French, Italian: basic reading knowledge

University and Public Service (back to top)

Guest Lectures (Co-)Organized

  • Profs. Debórah Dwork and Robert-Jan van Pelt, "Reclaiming Auschwitz," UCSB Corwin Pavillion, October 6, 1995
  • Holocaust survivor Thomas Blatt (Seattle) "The Sobibor Uprising: A Story of Resistance and Survival during the Holocaust," UCSB Multicultural Center, March 6, 1998
  • filmmakers Amir Bar-Lev ("Fighter") and Laura Bialis ("Daybreak Berlin"), UCSB Campbell Hall, October 21, 2001
  • East German filmmaker Frank Beyer ("Jacob the Liar," 1974), UCSB IV Theater, Sept. 26, 2002
  • Prof. emerita Ruth Klüger, "Still Alive: A Holocaust Girlhood Remembered," UCSB Campbell Hall, November 20, 2002
  • Prof. Laurence Baron, San Diego State University, "The Holocaust as Comedy: Recent Films," UCSB Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, November 30, 2005
  • Alison Owings on "German Women Recall the Third Reich," SB Jewish Federation, Jan. 28, 2009.
  • Hasan Nuhanovic, UN translator, survivor, and author of Under the U.N. Flag: The International Community and the Genocide in Srebrenica, Feb. 9, 2010.

Conference (Co-)Organization

  • "The White Rose and Resistance," UCSB Art Museum, October 2, 1992
  • "Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Views after 50 Years," UCSB Interdisciplinary Humanities Center and the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, May 1995
  • "Anne Frank and the World," Santa Barbara Karpeles Manuscript Library, October-December 1997
  • "Acts of Reconstruction: Museums, Theme Parks, and City Centers," UCSB Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, February 19-20, 1998
  • "Dresden: Restoring a Culture," UCSB Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, February 2000
  • "Portraits of Survival," panel at opening of a permanent exhibition of Holocaust photo-biographies by Leib Kopman and Carla Rose Shapiro, at the Santa Barbara Jewish Federation, November 9, 2003
  • Taubman endowed symposia in Jewish Studies, program committee member, 1999-present

Administrative Leadership

  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, History Department, 2016-2018: create and staff annual schedule of course offerings; same for Summer session; recruit, hire and orient adjunce instructors; manage updates to major and minor requirements; evaluate student petitions.
  • UCSB General Education Reform: committee member 1999-2001; chair 2001-2004
    (see GE reform website)

Computer skills (back to top)

  • word processing: Microsoft Word (advanced)
  • internet: advanced knowledge of html and Dreamweaver for web authoring
  • Other software: Excel (spreadsheets), Powerpoint (presentations)
    Adobe Photoshop (image editor)
    also proficient with OCR and image scanning software

CV roughly current , page last modified 8/2/2018
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