University of Vermont

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Professor Alan Steinweis

Alan Steinweis

Professor of History

Alan Steinweis, Professor of History, is a native of Brooklyn, NY, and received his B.A. from the State University of New York at Binghamton and his Ph.D. in modern European History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He comes to UVM from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where he taught for 15 years.

Steinweis specializes in the history of the Holocaust and Nazi Germany. He is the author of Art, Ideology, and Economics in Nazi Germany: The Reich Chambers of Music, Theater, and the Visual Arts (University of North Carolina Press, 1993; paperback 1996), and Studying the Jew: Scholarly Antisemitism in Nazi Germany (Harvard University Press, 2006; paperback 2008.) The latter book was designated a Finalist for the National Jewish Book Award in the Holocaust category. He has co-edited two further volumes: The Impact of Nazism: New Perspectives on the Third Reich and Its Legacy, (University of Nebraska Press, 2003; paperback 2007), and Coping with the Nazi Past: West German Debates about Nazism and Generational Conflict, 1955-1975, (Berghahn Books, 2006, paperback 2007). He has also published many articles addressing the memory of the Holocaust in Germany and the United States.

At UVM, Steinweis will serve as Director of the Leonard and Carolyn Miller Center for Holocaust Studies.

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