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Jordana Silverstein

Dr Jordana Silverstein is a historian based at the University of Melbourne.

She is the author of 'Anxious Histories: Narrating the Holocaust in Jewish Communities at the Beginning of the Twenty First Century' (Berghahn Books, 2015), and co-editor of 'In the Shadows of Memory: the Holocaust and the Third Generation' (Vallentine Mitchell, 2016) and 'Refugee Journeys: Histories of Resettlement, Representation and Resistance (ANU Press, 2021).


  • 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)