Bio

Kathryn L. Brackney is a modern European intellectual and cultural historian with a Ph.D. from Yale University. Her research explores how aesthetic norms have developed for remembering the Holocaust and other genocides. She has been awarded fellowships at the Vienna Wiesenthal Institute, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, and the Center for Advanced Genocide Research at the USC Shoah Foundation. Dr. Brackney advises undergraduates working in European history and Jewish studies who are particularly interested in theory, memory, and visual culture.