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Public Engagement

Radio, Newspaper, Digital Media

2019    Guest, Democracy Now, 3 June 2019

2019    Guest, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, “RN Breakfast” Radio Show, 21 May 2019

2019    Guest on CNN, “Newsroom,” 20 May 2019

2019    Guest on Richard French Live, WRNN, 14 May 2019

2019    Guest on CNN, “Right Now with Brianna Keilar,” 13 May 2019

2019    “I led a platoon in Iraq. Trump is wrong to pardon war criminals.” Washington Post, 9 May 2019. Also appeared in 11 May print edition.

2019    “When bad actors twist history, historians take to Twitter. That’s a good thing,” Washington Post, 19 March 2019

2018    “Networked Hate: A Social Media Analysis of the Baraboo, Wisconsin Hitler-Salute Controversy,” The New Fascism Syllabus (online), 21 November 2018

2018    U.S. put its Silent Sams on pedestals. Germany honored not the defeated but the victims,” Washington Post, 11 September 2018

2018    “It’s not wrong to compare Trump’s America to the Holocaust. Here’s why,” Washington Post, 16 July 2018

2018       “Zeev Porath Chronicled Nazi Rapists And Other Atrocities - In His Drawings" Forward,

22 June 2018

2018    “Yes, you can call the border centers ‘concentration camps,’ but apply the history with care,” Washington Post, 20 June 2018

2018    Quoted in “Did Trump Echo Hitler by Calling Undocumented Immigrants ‘Animals’?” Snopes.com, 21 May 2018

2017    “Lecturer creates interactive map of Nazi ghetto, concentration campCavalier Daily, 2 November 2017

2017    “Digital map helps historians get granular with Holocaust Research”, UVA Today, 17 October 2017

2017    Quoted in New York Magazine, 3 September 2017

2017    Quoted in “A Short History of Torches and Intimidation,” Forbes, 15 August 2017

2017    “UVa lecturer: Lee Park chant has Nazi roots,” Daily Progress, 20 May 2017

2017    “Speaker to shed light on lesser known aspect of Holocaust,” Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle, 2 March 2017

2014    Marching into Darkness Book Interview: New Books in History, New Books Network Podcast, 10 January 2014

2013    “Beorn searches for answers in the lives and geographies of the Holocaust,” A&S: A Newsletter of the College and Arts and Sciences, University of Nebraska-Omaha, Dec 2013

2013    Organizational Cultures and the Conditions for Atrocity,” Harvard University Press Blog, 11

December 2013

2013    “Our Mothers, Our Fathers…learned their lesson?Assessing Atrocity, 16 Jul 2013

2013    “Gift enables professor to discuss the evil that men doUniversity of Nebraska Foundation

Newsletter, 26 March 2013

2011    “Exclusive: Marines Nazi-Flag Whistleblower Comes Forward,” Mother Jones, 11 February 2011

 

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Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • The Holocaust in Eastern Europe, Beorn, W. 8 Feb 2018
  • Marching Into Darkness, Beorn, W. 6 Jan 2014
  • All the Other Neighbors, Beorn, W. Jun 2020, The Wiley Blackwell Companion to the Holocaust, Hoboken, NJ, Wiley-Blackwell
  • Unraveling Janowska, Beorn, W. 7 Oct 2019, Beyond "Ordinary Men", Paderborn, Verlag Ferdinand Schoeningh GmbH
  • Last Stop in Lwów, Beorn, W. 1 Dec 2018, In: Holocaust and Genocide Studies

Professional Activity

Qualifications

  • History MA April 09 2007
  • History BSc May 27 2000
  • History PhD

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

- Holocaust History

- Comparative Genocide

- Digital Humanities

- Geography and Mapping

- Public History

- Modern German History

- Extremism, White Supremacy, Antisemitism

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