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Sinnreich Named Co-Editor for Holocaust Memorial Museum Journal


Helene Sinnreich, associate professor and associate head of religious studies and director of the Fern and Manfred Steinfeld Program in Judaic Studies, has been named co-editor-in-chief of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum academic journal, Holocaust and Genocide Studies. Sinnreich’s co-editor will be Daniel H. Magilow, professor of German in the UT Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures.

“We are honored to take on a leadership role in our field’s most prestigious academic journal,” said Sinnreich, who has extensive experience collaborating with Magilow on a scholarly journal. For 15 years, they worked together on the Journal of Jewish Identities. Sinnreich served as editor-in-chief. Magilow served as managing editor and book review editor. Sinnreich is the author of the forthcoming The Atrocity of Hunger: Starvation Ghettos in Nazi-Occupied Poland (Cambridge University Press) and the recipient of the 2021 Dr. Gilya Schmidt Endowed Faculty Award in Judaic Studies.

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