Dr. Victoria Khiterer
My area of specialization is the history of Jews
in the Russian Empire, the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe in the 19th
– 20th centuries, and the Holocaust.
I am an Associate
Professor of History and Director of the Conference on the Holocaust and
Genocide at Millersville University, Pennsylvania.
I am currently
working on my books Echo of Babi Yar: Memorialization of the
Holocaust in Kiev and Seekers of
Happiness: Jews and Jazz in the Soviet Union.
Jewish City or
Inferno of Russian Israel? A History of the Jews in Kiev before February
Academic Studies Press, 2016), 492 pp.
in Kiev during the Russian Civil War, 1918-1920 (Lewiston, Lampeter: The Edwin Mellen Press,
2015), 144 pp.
Holocaust: Memories and History. (Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge
Scholars Publishing, 2014), 415 pp.
August 2014 Book of
the Month at Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies, Academic Program:
2008 from Brandeis University.
Dissertation title: “The Social and Economic History of Jews in Kiev
before February 1917.” Advisor: Professor Antony Polonsky.
Philosophy (Ph.D.) in History
1996 from the Russian State Humanitarian University, Moscow, Historical
Archives Institute. My dissertation "Documents of Jewish History Kiev's
Archives, Sixteenth to Twentieth Centuries" was published in April 2001.
at the Program for Senior Educators From the Former Soviet Union at The Melton
Center for Jewish Education in the Diaspora which is part of the School of
Education at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
at the Jewish History Lecturer Training Course at the Rabbi J. H. Lookstein Center for Jewish Education in the Diaspora of
the Bar Ilan University and the Association for
Jewish Studies and Jewish Culture in the CIS.
B.A. 1992 from the Kiev State
I am fluent in English and Hebrew.
I am a native speaker of Russian