Hilton, Laura

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Laura Hilton

Professor of History
115 Cambridge Hall
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Research Interests
-Post-1945 German History
- Displaced persons and refugees
- Rumor culture
- The Holocaust
PhD, The Ohio State University, 2001
MA, Fordham University, 1993
BA, The College of New Rochelle, 1991

Dr. Hilton began teaching at Muskingum University in the fall of 2001. She teaches both halves of the World History survey (HIST 111 and 112), 200-level courses on the Holocaust and the First World War, and upper-level courses on Modern Europe.

She is the co-editor of and an author in a forthcoming collection entitled Understanding and Teaching the Holocaust, under contract with the University of Wisconsin Press. She has most recently published “Who Was Worthy,” in Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Volume 32, Spring 2018: 8-28 and has an article accepted in a future issue of The History Teacher on teaching the aftermath of genocide in Europe and Rwanda. She is also continuing to work on her book-length monograph about the rumor culture in postwar Germany.

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