Anika Walke: 10 Grads in 10 days

History of Consciousness Graduate Student, Anika Walke, was featured in an article profiling outstanding students in graduating class of 2011.

June 01, 2011

Anika WalkeAnika Walke's doctoral dissertation, entitled "The Jewish Struggle for Survival in the German-Occupied USSR: Oral Histories of Resistance, Memories of Youth," explores the war-time experiences of now-aging Russian Holocaust survivors and their subsequent lives in post-war Soviet society. Walke's research incorporates oral histories as well as archival research. Her work has already been published in numerous articles and in a 2007 book based on the lives of eight Jewish women she interviewed in Russia and Belorussia. Walke was a Research Fellow at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2010, and she has been awarded a Postdoctoral Fellowship in International and Area Studies at Washington University (St. Louis) starting in August.

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