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Carson Phillips

philips1Carson is a PhD candidate(II) at York University in the Humanities division. In 2005 he graduated from York University with a M.A. in Humanities. His MRP was entitled “The Transmission of Holocaust Narratives Through Stories, Fables, and Tales”. In 2004 and 2006 he received the Berek and Regina Gertner Bursary in Holocaust Studies from the Centre for Jewish Studies at York University. Previous academic pursuits include a graduate diploma in Holocaust and Genocide Education from the University of Toronto, and a B.A. from Memorial University of Newfoundland.

Active in the field of Holocaust Education, Carson has interned at the Auschwitz Jewish Centre in Oswiecim, Poland, and studied at the International School for Holocaust Studies in Jerusalem, Israel, and at the Holocaust Education Foundation Institute of Northwestern University in Evanston, IL.

His recent research has focused on Viennese- Jewish culture in the pre-War period, and its manifestation within Theresienstadt, as well as the shaping of male identity as a result of the Holocaust. In his spare time he enjoys Bundesliga football, and his greyhounds.