Claire E. Aubin is a historian of the Holocaust and the United States, specializing in the post-war US immigration of Holocaust perpetrators. Her work explores themes of individual agency and identity in the context of Holocaust perpetration, as well as examining the long-term personal and cultural repercussions of Holocaust perpetration, post-war immigration, and the search for justice. She is a founding co-convenor of the Emotionally Demanding Histories Group, the first international network for historians working on violent and distressing topics.
Claire is currently completing The Homeland, a new book on Holocaust perpetrators as immigrants to post-WWII America.
- Ph.D Religious Studies/History, University of Edinburgh 2023
- LL.M International Human Rights, University of Edinburgh 2017
- B.A Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, University of Oregon 2016
- B.A International Studies, University of Oregon 2016
- Contemporary US history
- Holocaust perpetration and memory
- History of antisemitism
- History of US right-wing activism