Fielder Valone earned a dual bachelor’s degree in History and American Studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, in 2011.
He is the author of “Destroying the Ties that Bind: Rituals of Humiliation and the Holocaust in Provincial Lithuania” (2012), which received the American Historical Association’s Raymond J. Cunningham Prize for the best undergraduate-written article published in a history department student journal, as well as, more recently, “Rescued from Oblivion: The Leyb Koniuchowsky Papers and the Holocaust in Provincial Lithuania” (2014).
Mr. Valone has also contributed more than half a dozen entries for a forthcoming volume of the U.S. Holocaust Museum’s Encyclopedia of Camps and Ghettos. In addition to being a Kagan Fellow, Mr. Valone is a Fulbright Fellow (Germany) and will be residing in Munich, Germany for much of 2015-2016.
His doctoral supervisor at IU is Professor Mark Roseman, and his dissertation committee includes Dr. Roseman, Dr. Christopher R. Browning, Dr. Padraic Kenney, and Dr. Julia Roos.