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Holocaust Speaker Coming to KU

September 9, 2013

KUTZTOWN, Pa. - The Kutztown University History Department will present Holocaust speaker Dr. Geoff Megargee on Tues., Sept. 10, at 6 p.m. in room 103 of the Academic Forum.  The event is free and open to the public.

Megargee is a senior applied research scholar with the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, where his primary role is to serve as the General Editor for the Museum's Encyclopedia of Camps and Ghettos, 1933-1945.  He graduated from St. Lawrence University with a B.A. in 1981. Following stints as an army officer and in the business world, he attended San Jose State University, where he received an M.A. in European History, and Ohio State University, where he earned his Ph.D. in Military History in 1998. He has also been a Presidential Counselor for the National World War II Museum in New Orleans.