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USD professor to join United States Holocaust Memorial Museum workshop this summer

VERMILLION, S.D. -- David Burrow, associate professor of history at the University of South Dakota, was accepted into the 2014 United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s summer workshop, Teaching the Holocaust Digitally: A Source Study Approach. Burrow, Ph.D., will participate in the workshop from June 16-19 at the museum’s Washington, D.C. location. Materials and assignments generated at the workshop will be integrated into Burrow’s spring 2015 course at USD, HIST 449: The Holocaust.

The workshop will be conducted by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies and led by Dr. Leah Wolfson, Senior Program Officer, and Dr. Emil Kerenji, Applied Research Scholar, of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

A member of the USD faculty since 2006, Burrow teaches courses on Russian History, the Holocaust, Nazi Germany and the Enlightenment. His research interests include the concept of the public in Imperial Russia, the Enlightenment in Russia, the Russian intelligentsia, and the development of Russian society and state, 1750-1855. He earned both a Ph.D. and an M.A. in Imperial Russian History from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a B.A. in history from Carleton College.


Founded in 1862 and the first university in the Dakotas, the University of South Dakota is the only public liberal arts university in the state, with 202 undergraduate and 78 graduate programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, School of Education, Knudson School of Law, Sanford School of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, Beacom School of Business and College of Fine Arts. With an enrollment of nearly 10,000 students and more than 400 faculty, USD has a 16:1 student/faculty ratio, and it ranks among the best in academics and affordability. USD’s 18 athletic programs compete at the NCAA Division I level.

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Hanna DeLange
USD News