Dr Waitman Beorn, Lecturer in the Corcoran Department of History at the University of Virginia
Consultant to United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Waitman Wade Beorn a Lecturer in the Corcoran Department of History at the University of Virginia and a consultant to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. He received his PhD and MA in European History with a specialization in the Holocaust from the University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill. He has published two monographs: Marching into Darkness: The Wehrmacht and the Holocaust in Belarus (Harvard, 2014) and The Holocaust in Eastern Europe: At the Epicenter of the Final Solution (Bloomsbury Academic, 2018). Waitman work has appeared in the Washington Post as well as in Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Central European History, German Studies Review, among other publications. Prior to teaching at the University of Virginia, Waitman was the Executive Director of the Virginia Holocaust Museum and the Blumkin Professor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at the University of Nebraska-Omaha. Waitman is a 2000 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and a veteran of the war in Iraq, 2003-2004.