International and National Activities and Initiatives (Selected)

Member, U.S. Delegation to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA)

Comprised of 34 member countries, 10 observer countries, and 7 permanent international partners

Chair, Academic Working Group (2019-2020)

Member, Academic Working Group (2011 to present)

Member, Memory Laws Project (2018 to present)

Member, Grant Review Committee (2019-2020)

Member, Committee on the Genocide of the Roma (2016-present)

Member, Strategy Implementation Group (2018)

Member, Funding Committee (2012-2014; 2017)

Member, Steering Committee, Project on Holocaust Education Research (2013-2017)

Ernst Fraenkel Book Prize Jury (member), Wiener Library, 2017-present

Scholar Advisor to The Holocaust and the United Nations Outreach Programme, Education Outreach Section, The United Nations, New York, NY, 2019 – present.

Member of Amici Group. Brief Amici Curiae of Holocaust and Nuremberg Historians in Support of Neither Party. Federal Republic of Germany, et al., Petitioner, v. Alan Philipp, et al., Respondent. 2020.

Guest Expert Historian: Museums and Exhibitions

United Nations and YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
Scholar Advisor for Project: “Displaced Persons Camps and Displaced Persons”
A joint exhibition and education project of the United Nations Department of Global Communications through the Holocaust and the United Nations Outreach Programme and the UN Archives and YIVO Institute for Jewish Research. Opening: 27 January 2021.

Leo Baeck Institute and the Association 321-2021: 1700 Jahre jüdisches Leben in Deutschland (1700 Years of Jewish Life in Germany)
Scholar advisor for Holocaust period. Project: “Shared History: 1700 Years of Jewish Life in German-speaking Lands through 52 Objects.” A virtual exhibit. Opening: 1 January 2021

Center for Holocaust, Human Rights, and Genocide Education, Brookdale Community College
Scholar advisor for “A Journey to Life” permanent exhibition.

Sydney Jewish Museum
Guest curator for exhibition: “Signs of Life” (2014-16)

Museum of Jewish Heritage
Scholar advisor for exhibitions:
          Against the Odds: American Jews & the Refugees of Europe, 1933-1941 (2013)
          The Place They Called Auschwitz (2013-14)

Board of Trustees/Advisory Board/Team Member/Grant Review (current)

Facing History and Ourselves

Jewish Foundation for the Righteous

Leo Baeck Institute

The International Research Institute on Jewish Women, Brandeis University

Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture