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Digital Testimony Collections about Nazi Persecution History, Education and Media

Prof. Dr. Atina Grossmann

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York, U.S.A.


Atina Grossmann’s main fields of research and publication are Modern European and German History, and Women’s and Gender Studies. A graduate of the City College of New York (BA) and Rutgers University (MA, PhD), she has held fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, German Marshall Fund, American Council of Learned Societies, Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, and the American Academy in Berlin, as well as Guest Professorships at the Humboldt Universität zu Berlin and the Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena. Currently she is working on Jewish Refugees in Soviet Union, Iran, and India during World War II. Her publications include: Jews, Germans, and Allies: Close Encounters in Occupied Germany (2007), just published in German by Wallstein as Juden, Deutsche, Allierte; also, Wege in die Fremde, and After the Nazi Racial State: Difference and Democracy in Germany and Europe (2009).

Contact: ag93@nyu.edu