Assistant Professor, College of Charleston

David Slucki is an Assistant Professor in the Yaschik/Arnold Jewish Studies Program at the College of Charleston. Previously, he was an Early Career Development Fellow in 2011-2013 at Monash University, where he received his PhD in 2010. He is the author of The International Jewish Labor Bund after 1945: toward a global history, (Rutgers University Press, 2012), which looks at the attempts of Bundists to rebuild and adapt their shattered movement in the wake of the Holocaust. He is also co-editor of the recent volume In the Shadows of Memory: the Holocaust and the Third Generation (Vallentine Mitchell, 2015), a collection of scholarly contributions and personal narratives on the grandchildren of Holocaust survivors. His current research focuses on American Holocaust survivor networks from the 1940s to the 1980s. He is also researching Holocaust humour on television in the 1990s and 2000s, as well as Yiddish travel writers to Australia.

Experience

  • 2015–present
    Assistant Professor, College of Charleston
  • 2013–2015
    Visiting Assistant Professor, College of Charleston
  • 2011–2013
    Early Career Development Fellow, Monash University
  • 2010–2011
    Senior Curator, Indigenous Cultures Department, Museum Victoria

Education

  • 2010 
    Monash University, PhD
  • 2006 
    University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Arts with Honours (History)

Publications

  • 2012
    The International Jewish Labor Bund after 1945: toward a global history, New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press,

Research Areas

  • Jewish Studies (220404)
  • Australian History (Excl. Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander History) (210303)
  • European History (Excl. British, Classical Greek And Roman) (210307)
  • North American History (210312)
  • Historical Studies (2103)
  • Film And Television (190204)