Academic/ Admissions Committee

Kagan Fellowship Advisory Committee Members:

Steven T. Katz, PhD Chairman
Director of the Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies
Professor of Religion
Alvin J. and Shirley Slater Chair in Jewish and Holocaust Studies
Boston University

Karel Berkhoff, PhD
Senior Researcher at NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies
Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences
Lecturer in Holocaust and Genocide Studies, University of Amsterdam

Joanna Beata Michlic, PhD

Honorary Senior Research Associate at the UCL Centre for the Study of Collective Violence, the Holocaust and Genocide, UCL Institute for Advances Studies

Honorary Senior Associate at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) in London

Research Fellow at Weiss-Livnat International Centre for Holocaust Research and Education

Recipient of Gerda Henkel Fellowship

Founder and Director of the HBI  Project on Jewish Families, Children, and the Holocaust, (Hadassah-Brandeis Institute), Brandeis University

Andrea Löw, Dr. Phil.
Deputy Head, Center for Holocaust Studies, Institute for Contemporary History in Munich

Antony Polonsky, PhD
Albert Abramson Professor of Holocaust Studies, Brandeis University
Chief Historian of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw
Co-Founder and Vice President of the Institute for Polish-Jewish Studies

David Silberklang, PhD
Senior Historian, International Institute for Holocaust Research, Yad Vashem
Editor, Yad Vashem Studies
Adjunct Professor, Haifa University, Hebrew University of Jerusalem