David Engel (historian)

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David Engel is an American historian and Professor of Holocaust and Judaic Studies at New York University. Engel holds the 1979 Ph.D. from the University of California in Los Angeles, and completed postdoctoral study at Hebrew University's Division of Holocaust Studies, Institute for Contemporary Jewry in Jerusalem.[1]

David Engel is a Fellow of the Diaspora Research Institute at Tel Aviv University; member of the Carnegie Commission on Ethics and International Affairs and the Commission on Polish-Jewish Relations since 2002.[2] In 1986–87 Engel received Outstanding Lecturer honours at Tel Aviv University; in 1996 he was given the Golden Dozen Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching at New York University.[2]

Publications[edit]

  • Between Liberation and Flight: Holocaust Survivors in Poland and the Struggle for Leadership, 1944–1946, in Hebrew. Tel Aviv: Am Oved Publishers, 1996.
  • Facing a Holocaust: The Polish Government-in-Exile and the Jews, 1943–1945. University of North Carolina Press, 1993.
  • In the Shadow of Auschwitz: The Polish Government-in-Exile and the Jews, 1939–1942. University of North Carolina Press, 1987.

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