Jordana Silverstein

Dr Jordana Silverstein is an ARC postdoctoral research associate in History at the University of Melbourne, working as part of the ARC Laureate Fellowship Project "Child Refugees in Australia and Internationalism: 1920 to the Present". Her book, 'Anxious Histories: Narrating the Holocaust in Jewish Communities at the Beginning of the Twenty First Century' will be published by Berghahn Books (2015), and co-edited book, 'In the Shadows of Memory: the Holocaust and the Third Generation' will be published by Vallentine Mitchell (2015). She is a co-convenor of the Australian Women's History Network.


  • 2014–present
    Postdoctoral research fellow, School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, University of Melbourne


  • 2009 
    University of Melbourne, PhD

Research Areas

  • Jewish Studies (220404)
  • Culture, Gender, Sexuality (200205)
  • North American History (210312)
  • Australian History (Excl. Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander History) (210303)