Rachel BaumRachel N. Baum

Senior Lecturer

Office: Greene Hall, 120 E
Phone: 414-229-5156
e-mail: rbaum@uwm.edu


Ph.D., UW-Milwaukee, 1997
A.B, Brown University, 1990

Research Interests:

Holocaust literature and film; Holocaust pedagogy; post-Holocaust emotions; women in the Holocaust

Teaching Interests:

The Holocaust; contemporary Jewish cultural theory; Jewish philosophy; Jewish identity; Jewish feminism

Other Relevant Activities:

Participant, Pastora Golder Holocaust Symposium
Advisory Board, Holocaust Education and Resource Center, Milwaukee, WI
Faculty Advisor, Hillel Foundation-Milwaukee
Major Coordinator for the Sam & Helen Stahl Center for Jewish Studies

Recent Publications:

"The Post-Holocaust Jewish Heart" in After-Words: Post-Holocaust Struggles with Forgiveness, Reconciliation, Justice. Ed. John Roth and David Patterson. University of Washington Press, 2004.

"Carl Friedman," "Nightfather," "The Shovel and the Loom." Reference Guide to Holocaust Literature. Ed. Thomas Riggs. St James, 2002.