is Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the Graduate Center
of the City University of New York. His books include Ethnic Identity: The Transformation
of White America (1990); and Remaking the American Mainstream: Assimilation and
Contemporary Immigration (2003).
is a leading authority on Jewish Americans in World
War II and the author of GI Jews: How World War II Changed a Generation (2004).
She is currently the Frederick C. L. Huetwell Professor of History at the University of
Michigan and Director of the Frankel Center for Judaic Studies.
is Chairman of the American Studies Program at Brandeis
University, where he specializes in media culture. He is the author of Projections of
War: Hollywood, American Culture and World War II (1993), and Hollywood and Hitler, 1933-1939 (2013).
is Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish History and
Holocaust Studies at Emory University, where she founded the Institute for Jewish
Studies. A leading authority on the American response to the Holocaust, she is the
author of Beyond Belief: The American Press and the Coming of the Holocaust (1986,
1993), and The Eichmann Trial (2011).
is the John Henry MacCracken Professor of History at
Lafayette College. His books include D-Days in the Pacific (2004); Masters of the Air:
America’s Bomber Boys Who Fought the Air War Against Nazi Germany (2007); and The
Story of World War II (2001). He has collaborated on more than 40 television productions,
including The Pacific (HBO, 2010), produced by Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg.
is Stephen E. Ambrose Professor of History and Director of
the Eisenhower Center for American Studies at the University of New Orleans. A retired colonel of the Marine Corps Reserve, he is senior military advisor at The National World
War II Museum. He is the author of seven books, including A War To Be Won: Fighting
the Second World War (2000).
is the Joseph H. & Belle R. Braun Professor of American
Jewish History at Brandeis University and Chief Historian of the National Museum of
American Jewish History. He has written, edited, or co-edited more than thirty books on Jewish culture and history, and is one of the nation’s leading commentators on American Jewish life.
is Director of the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center
for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Since 1997, he has led the Museum’s effort to provide focused leadership to the field of Holocaust Studies in the U.S. and abroad.
is Professor of History and Director of the Jewish Studies Program at the University of Pennsylvania. She is the author of New York Jews and the Great
Depression: Uncertain Promise (1996), and The Jewish Americans: Three Centuries of
Jewish Voices in America (2007), the companion volume to the six-hour PBS series.
is Distinguished University Professor of English and Judaic
Studies, and Director of the Institute for Holocaust, Genocide and Memory Studies at
the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He has written widely on the Holocaust, memorials, and national memory, including The Texture of Memory (1993) and At Memory’s Edge (2000).