Statement of Research:
Ryan Abt is a doctoral student in United States history who specializes in memory formation and education history as they relate to the representations of the Holocaust in the United States. He is currently preparing an article based on his Master’s Thesis which is tentatively entitled “Teaching Holocaust Memory: The Formation and Use of Holocaust Memory in American Textbooks.” He has presented on Holocaust memory formation at Middle Tennessee State University’s Holocaust Studies Conference. He also serves as a research assistant for Dr. Arnold Krammer for an upcoming book.
- Georg Eckert Award for Young Academics Nominee for “Representations of the Holocaust in Texas World History Textbooks From 1947 to 1990”