Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies; Maurice R. and Corinne P. Greenberg Professor of Holocaust Studies; Chair, Hebrew & Judaic Studies
University of California, Los Angeles, PhD 1979
Office: 53 Washington Square South, Room 103
Research InterestsModern Jewish political history; History of the Jews in Eastern Europe; the Holocaust
External AffiliationsFellow of Diaspora Research Institute, Tel Aviv University - Fellow, since 1985; Association for Jewish Studies, Member - Board of Directors, since 1998; United States Holocaust Memorial Council - Member, Academic Committee, since 2002; Carnegie Commission on Ethics and International Affairs - Member, Commission on Polish-Jewish Relations, since 2002; Simon-Dubnow Institut, Leipzig - Member, International Academic Advisory Board, since 2001
Between Liberation and Flight: Holocaust Survivors in Poland and the Struggle for Leadership, 1944-1946, in Hebrew. Tel Aviv: Am Oved Publishers. 1996.
Facing a Holocaust: The Polish Government-in-Exile and the Jews, 1943-1945. University of North Carolina Press. 1993.
In the Shadow of Auschwitz: The Polish Government-in-Exile and the Jews, 1939-1942.University of North Carolina Press. 1987.
Fellowships/HonorsGolden Dozen Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, New York University, 1995-96; Outstanding Lecturer, Faculty of Humanities, Tel Aviv University, 1986-7