Nebraska Authors

Waitman Wade Beorn

Louis and Francis Blumkin Professor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at the University of Nebraska-Omaha

Places Lived

West Point, NY
Chapel Hill, NC
Omaha, NE
Charlottesville, VA

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


World War II History; Holocaust; Jews - History


Bachelor's Degree, 2000, United States Military Academy, West Point, NY
Master's Degree in History, 2007, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, NC
Ph.D. in History, 2011, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, NC


Professor, University of Nebraska-Omaha
Professor, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Places Worked

University of Nebraska-Omaha, Omaha, NE
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA


Thomas J. Wilson Memorial Prize for Marching into Darkness


Marching into Darkness. 2014.
The Holocaust in Eastern Europe . 2018.

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