Zoe Waxman


Professor of Holocaust Studies 

Faculty / College Address:

Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies



Research Interests:

  • The Holocaust
  • Gender
  • Genocide
  • Memory and trauma theory

Current Projects:

  • Motherhood: A Holocaust Story (forthcoming monograph)

Courses Taught:

  • The Holocaust: from history to memory
  • Modern Jewish History

Recent Publications:

  • ‘Testimony as a Response to Mass Atrocity: 1940s to the present’, in The Cambridge History of the Holocaust (Cambridge University Press) (forthcoming, 2023).

  • ‘Buried Words: Reflections on the Diary of Molly Appelbaum’, in Holocaust Studies:  A Journal of Culture and History 27:4 (2021), pp. 473-480.

  • Women in the Holocaust: A Feminist History (Oxford University Press, 2017; Polish edition 2019).