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Christine Colin, Ph.D. is assistant professor of European History at Mercyhurst College. She has also held teaching positions at Carthage College, Millikin University, Siena Heights University, and Indiana University South Bend. Her fields of interest are quite broad, including women’s studies as well as issues of genocide. She holds a PhD from Penn State University in Modern European Intellectual History, with specialization in Hitler and the Holocaust, and a minor field in Music History. Her M.A. is from Murray State University in Modern European History. She also holds a B.A. in music as well as a B.A. in history from Carthage College. Publications include “Who’s Right About the ‘Rite’? Interpretations of the Premiere of Stravinsky’s ‘Rite of Spring,’” in Art and Academe, and an article entitled “Untergang or Bust: Solutions to the Jewish Question by Richard Wagner and Adolf Hitler,” in a collection of essays entitled Topics and Topographies: Teaching the Shoah, Dr. Colin has presented many conference papers as well as lectures in community settings on a wide range of topics, and is currently engaged in a research project that examines the role of propaganda in the manipulation of national myths to produce conditions for global genocide.

E-mail: ccolin@mercyhurst.edU

Publications available on IDEA:

Through the Eyes of a Child: Using Works by Children to Understand the Holocaust
September 8, 2007 Vol.12, No.1