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Julie Keresztes Postdoctoral Fellow History

PhD, History, Boston University
BA, History, Amherst College

Dr. Julie Keresztes is a historian of modern Germany who specializes in the Third Reich and the Holocaust. She is the 2022-2025 American University and Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies Postdoctoral Fellow. She previously taught at Tufts University from 2020 to 2022. Keresztes received her Ph.D. with distinction in History from Boston University and is the recipient of fellowships and grants from the German Historical Institute, the Leo Baeck Institute, the American Academy for Jewish Research, and the Central European History Society. Her first book, Photography and the Making of the Nazi Racial Community, is forthcoming with Cornell University Press, and she is currently writing a biography of Heinrich Hoffmann, Adolf Hitler’s personal photographer. Her work has also appeared in the academic journals German History and Contemporary European History.
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Spring 2024

  • HIST-412 Studies in European History: Catastrophe and Memory

Fall 2024

  • HIST-419 Holocaust