Modern Europe; afterlives of political violence; secularism; Holocaust memory; migration; humanitarianism; cultural and intellectual history
Lauren is a PhD Candidate in Modern European History. Her dissertation concerns European, specifically German, moral culture after the Cold War, with a particular focus on the place of Holocaust memory therein. She holds a B.A. in Comparative Literature from Oberlin College, a MSt in History from the University of Oxford, and has previously worked at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum in New York, reflecting her ongoing interest in histories of migration. Her research has been supported by the German American Fulbright Commission and the MacMillian Center for European Studies.