Consortium HGH

Executive Committee

Co-Chairs
Björn Krondorfer
Regents’ Professor, Director of the Martin-Springer Institute, and Endowed Professor of Religious Studies
Northern Arizona University

Mark Celinscak
Louis and Frances Blumkin Professor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies and Executive Director of the Sam and Frances Fried Holocaust and Genocide Academy
University of Nebraska at Omaha

Members
Mehnaz Afridi
(2022 conference chair; inaugural co-chair)
Professor of Religious Studies and Director of Holocaust, Genocide & Interfaith Education Center
Manhattan College

Sandra Alfers
Professor of German and Director of The Ray Wolpow Institute for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Crimes Against Humanity
Western Washington University

Steven Carr (secretary)
Professor of Communication and Director of the Institute for Holocaust and Genocide Studies
Purdue University Fort Wayne

Laura B. Cohen
Executive Director of the Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Center
Queensborough Community College, CUNY

David Frey
Professor of History and Director of the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies
United States Military Academy at West Point

Chad S.A. Gibbs
Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies and Director of the Zucker/Goldberg Center for Holocaust Studies
College of Charleston

Beth A. Griech-Polelle
Kurt Mayer Chair of Holocaust Studies and Director of Holocaust and Genocide Studies Program
Pacific Lutheran University

Wolf Gruner
Shapell-Guerin Chair in Jewish Studies and Professor of History; Founding Director of the Dornsife Center for Advanced Genocide Research
University of Southern California

Alex Hinton
Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights, UNESCO Chair on Genocide Prevention
Rutgers University

Kathryn Libal (treasurer)
Associate Professor and Director of the Human Rights Institute
University of Connecticut

Wendy Lower (inaugural co-chair)
John K. Roth Professor of History and Director of Mgrublian Center for Human Rights
Claremont McKenna College

Jeanine Ntihirageza
Associate Professor and Director of the Genocide and Human Rights Research in Africa and the Diaspora Center
Northeastern Illinois University

Tina Kempin Reuter
Associate Professor and Director of the Institute for Human Rights
University of Alabama at Birmingham

David Simon
Senior Lecturer and Assistant Dean for Graduate Education at the Jackson School for Global Affairs and Director of Genocide Studies Program
Yale University