Dr. David Frey is Professor of History and Founding Director of the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies (CHGS) at the United States Military Academy at West Point. As Director of the CHGS, Dr. Frey has spearheaded efforts to increase Academy, Army and Defense Department awareness of, understanding of, and efforts to prevent mass atrocity. He is the author of Jews, Nazis, and the Cinema of Hungary: The Tragedy of Success, 1929-44 and co-author of Ordinary Soldiers: A Study in Law, Ethics and Leadership. Dr. Frey earned his Ph.D. in Central European History at Columbia University. Prior to West Point, he taught at Columbia University. He serves on the US Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Education Committee and is a steering committee member of the National Consortium of Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights Centers. With the USHMM and Department of Defense partners, he created the Atrocity Prevention Network, a network of US government personnel engaged in atrocity prevention education. Projects, programs, products he has created now are utilized or incorporate various elements of the Department of Defense, the State Department, USAID, the intelligence community, and various Combatant Commands. At West Point he is the elected Chair of the Superintendent’s Civilian Faculty Advisory Council and the Co-Chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Studies Minor. In 2012 he was Fulbright Research Scholar in Hungary. He has won grants and fellowships from DARPA, the Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice, the Nathaniel Littauer Foundation, Fulbright-Hays, the German Academic Exchange (DAAD), the Mellon Foundation, the Harriman Foundation, and the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS). The US Holocaust Memorial Museum named him one of seven international “agents of change” in 2018.