Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Revson Fellowship Produces Research on Female Face of Genocide
Woodstock Academy welcomed Dr. Sarah Cushman as its third guest in a Genocide Speaker Series on March 7.
Cushman is the head of educational programming at the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Clark University in Worcester. She has made it her mission to take a hard look at the Holocaust and examine how people came to be so brutal to others.
After receiving a B.A. in history and education from Bowdoin, she completed a PhD in holocaust history at Clark University. She was a Steven Spielberg Fellow in Holocaust History, a Holocaust Educational Foundation Graduate Research Fellow, a recipient of the Crown Family Doctoral Research Scholarship, and a recipient of the Lipper Doctoral Research Scholarship. For a Charles H. Revson Foundation Fellowship, Cushman researched the lives of women at the Birkenau concentration camp. . .