New Communications Officer (May 2018)

Kerry Whigham received a Ph.D. in Performance Studies from New York University. He has published articles in Genocide Studies and Prevention, The Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies, Tourist Studies, Material Culture, and Museum and Society, and has written a chapter for the edited volume Reconstructing Atrocity Prevention, which was published by Cambridge University Press in 2015. He has just concluded a position as a Postdoctoral Researcher at Columbia University's Institute for the Study of Human Rights, and is about to begin a new position at Binghamton University’s Institute for Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention as a postdoctoral research and teaching fellow. His research focuses on memory practices and civil society activism in post-atrocity societies. In addition to his academic work, he serves as the Academic Programs Officer for Online Education at the Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation.