Alexis Herr, "Voices of Genocide and Echoes of the Holocaust"
As part of the Department of Jewish Studies's "We're Still Writing" series, Prof. Alexis Herr will present her work in progress, "Voices of Genocide and Echoes of the Holocaust."
Jewish Studies Lecturer Alexis Herr has dedicated her life to combating genocide and atrocity, and this passion has motivated her educational and professional pursuits and translates into a strong desire to prevent human rights violations. She received a doctorate in Holocaust history from Clark University. In addition to teaching at Keene State College, Northeastern University and University of San Francisco, she has worked for nonprofits focused on holocaust, genocide and refugee education and advocacy, such as the Holocaust Center, RefugePoint and Jewish World Watch.