David Marwell

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David G. Marwell is an American historian and the former director[1] of the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City. Marwell received a Ph.D. in modern European history from Binghamton University.[2]

Career[edit]

Prior to his work at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. from 1997 to 2000, Marwell was director of the Berlin Document Center from 1988 to 1994[3] and then executive director of the Assassination Records Review Board.[4] He also served as Chief of Investigative Research for the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Special Investigations.[5] In that capacity, Marwell was responsible for conducting historical and forensic research in support of Justice Department prosecution of Nazi war criminals, including Klaus Barbie and Josef Mengele.[6] He has also served as an expert witness and consultant to the governments of Canada and Australia on several war crime prosecutions, and was a member of the Interagency Working Group for Nazi War Criminal Documents. Marwell Is currently writing a book about his involvement with the Josef Mengele investigation.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Director of Museum of Jewish Heritage to Step Down". ArtsBeat. Retrieved 2016-01-04.
  2. ^ Barron, James (September 27, 2006). "At Long Last, a Shostakovich Premiere". The New York Times. Retrieved 20 November 2009.
  3. ^ Kinzer, Stephen (April 1, 1994). "Berlin Journal; Torch Is Passed, and the Past Is in German Hands". The New York Times. Retrieved 20 November 2009.
  4. ^ Kamen, Al (October 12, 1994). "Sen. Byrd: Lord of a Land That Is Not PC". The Washington Post. Retrieved 20 November 2009.
  5. ^ "Israeli ex-agent: We allowed Nazi doc to escape". MSNBC. September 2, 2008. Retrieved 20 November 2009.
  6. ^ "Us Intelligence Paid Nazi For Information". The Prescott Courier. February 7, 1993. Retrieved 20 November 2009.