Wendy Lower, Ph.D.

Areas of Expertise


Selected Research and Publications

  • Books: Nazi Empire-Building and the Holocaust in Ukraine, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press and USHMM, 2005 (paperback, 2007, audio version 2010); • The Shoah in Ukraine: History, Testimony, Memorialization , Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2008 (co-edited with Ray Brandon); • The Diary of Samuel Golfard and the Holocaust in Eastern Galicia, Lanham MD: Altamira/Rowman and Littlefield and USHMM, 2011; Hitler's Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields, Houghton Mifflin, 2013. Selected, Recent Articles: Pogroms, Mob Violence and Genocide in Western Ukraine, Summer 1941: Varied Histories, Explanations and Comparisons Journal of Genocide Research (Sept 2011): 1-30; Male and Female Holocaust Perpetrators and the East German Approach to Justice, 1949-1963 Holocaust and Genocide Studies 24, no. 1 (Spring 2010): 56-84.

Selected Awards and Affiliations

  • • Research grants from the German Historical Institute, Washington DC, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, and the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German National Research Foundation). • Research Associate, Ludwig Maximilians Universität München, Germ

Wendy Lower, Ph.D.

John K. Roth Professor of History and George R. Roberts Fellow

Education: B.A. (1987) Hamilton College, Clinton NY Ph.D. (1999) American University, Washington DC
Department: History
Office Hours:
  Tuesday, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
  Tuesday, 04:00PM - 06:30PM
  Thursday, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
  Thursday, 04:00PM - 06:30PM
Email: wendy.lower@cmc.edu
Phone: (909) 607-4688
Fax: (909) 621-8419
Address: Kravis Center 218
Curriculum Vitae: CV

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