Trained as a historian with professional experience as a school teacher, I have worked in the field of Holocaust education for last eleven years, with a focus on teacher education. I work with serving and trainee teachers around the country, delivering research-informed Continuing Professional Development. I am also engaged in educational research - most recently co-authoring the landmark study 'What do students' know and understand about the Holocaust? Evidence from English secondary schools'.
My areas of interest and expertise lie in teaching, learning, and remembering the Holocaust in Britain and beyond. In addition, I work in Holocaust studies, memory studies, cultural history, Modern European history, contemporary British history and pedagogy.
I have authored or edited three books on the Holocaust, memory, and education including the most comprehensive, up-to-date study of the history of Holocaust memory in Britain. In 2020, two further books will be published. I've advised the Prime Minister's Holocaust Commission, collaborated with The Wiener Library, the Imperial War Museum, and the UK Delegation to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance, and I have been commissioned by the BBC to author the iWonder Guide, 'Remembering Genocide, are we doing it right?' I've also worked with media outlets such as Sky News.
PhD, MA, BA (Hons.), PGCE