Faculty Highlights

Dr. Zsuzsanna Ozsváth
Leah and Paul Lewis Chair in Holocaust Studies

Dr. Zsuzsanna Ozsváth has recently published two books. The Golden Goblet: Selected Poems of Goethe is a collection of translations by Dr. Ozsváth and Prof. Fred Turner. My Journey Home: Life After the Holocaust is a follow-up to her memoir, When the Danube Ran Red, and captures life after the war’s end in Communist-ruled Hungary and continues with her and her husband’s flight to Germany and eventually the United States.

Dr. Nils Roemer
Stan and Barbara Rabin Professor of Holocaust Studies 
Director of the Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies

Dr. Nils Roemer is the guest-editor for a special theme issue on painful memories for Athenaeum Review, a new journal published by the O’Donnell Institute and the School of Arts and Humanities at UT Dallas. He will also give two invited lectures during the summer: in June, he will lecture on “Between History and Faith: Jewish Scholarship and Culture in Nineteenth-Century Germany,” at the conference Two Centuries of Wissenschaft des Judentums at the University of Heidelberg. In August he will deliver a talk on “Representation of Victims,” at the TSGM-UNESCO Conference at the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum in Phnom Penh in Cambodia.

Dr. Roemer was recently featured on a podcast. To watch, please click here.

Dr. David Patterson
Hillel A. Feinberg Chair in Holocaust Studies

Dr. David Patterson will spend two weeks this summer at Oxford University, where he will serve as one of the invited lecturers for the annual seminar on antisemitism sponsored by the Institute for the Global Study of Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP).  Dr. Patterson is a member of ISGAP’s Executive Committee of the International Board of Academic Advisors. More information about this organization can be found on their website.