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Biography

Miriam Chorley-Schulz (neé Schulz) is an Assistant Professor and the Mokin Fellow in Holocaust Studies at the University of Oregon and the co-founder of the EU-funded project "We Refugees. Digital Archive on Refugeedom, Past and Present" (https://en.we-refugees-archive.org/). She holds a Ph.D. in Yiddish Studies from Columbia University and was the Ray D. Wolfe Postdoctoral Fellow at the Centre for Jewish Studies and the Centre for Diaspora and Transnational Studies at the University of Toronto.

Miriam has received fellowships from several institutions, including the Association for Jewish Studies, the Center for Jewish History, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, the Center for Holocaust Studies at the Institute for Contemporary History in Munich, the Harriman Institute, Yad Vashem’s Moshe Mirilashvili Center for Research on the Holocaust in the Soviet Union, amongst others.

She is the author of "Der Beginn des Untergangs: Die Zerstörung der jüdischen Gemeinden in Polen und das Vermächtnis des Wilnaer Komitees" (Berlin: Metropol, 2016) and was awarded the “Hosenfeld/Szpilman Memorial Award.”