GRADUATE PROGRAM: Holocaust Studies at the University of Florida

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The Center for Jewish Studies at University of Florida offers interdisciplinary graduate study in the Holocaust with its established and active faculty.

 The University’s Isser and Rae Price Library of Judaica holds 120,000 volumes, microfilms, newspapers, and manuscripts in 45 languages, making it one of the finest Judaica collections in the US.

The Center and individual departments offer renewable fellowships as well as travel funds for research and conferences.

 We encourage applications for MA and PhD programs for the Fall 2022 Semester.

 Students can work with the following faculty:


Natalia Aleksiun

Harry Rich Professor of Holocaust Studies – Twentieth Century Jewry in Eastern Europe, Holocaust and Testimony, Women’s History and Gender


Seth Bernstein

Soviet Union, Jews under Soviet Communism


Norman JW Goda

Norman and Irma Braman Professor of Holocaust Studies -- Nazi Germany, Holocaust in Germany and France, Holocaust Trials


Rachel Gordan

Samuel Shorstein Professor of American Jewish Culture and Society -- Post-Holocaust Jewry in the US


Roy Holler

Holocaust Memory in Israel, Hebrew Literature of the Holocaust


Eric Kligerman

German and Continental Literature and Philosophy, German-Jewish thought, Holocaust Studies 


Dragan Kujundžić

Critical Theory, Russian Jewish Literature, Jewish Film


Jack Kugelmass

Melton Legislative Professor of Jewish Studies – Yiddish Culture, Memorial and Travel Literature, Holocaust Film


Gayle Zachmann

French-Jewish Literature and Testimony, Holocaust Memory



Contact Norman JW Goda, Director, Center for Jewish Studies, University of Florida