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About Christopher Mauriello

Christopher Mauriello received a PhD in history from Brown University. He is currently director of the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies and a professor in the history department at Salem State University. He served as department chair of history from 2008-2013. He specializes in modern European history and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in contemporary European history, German History, Nazism, WWI and WII and the Holocaust. He is author of the recently published Forced Confrontation: The Politics of Dead Bodies in Germany at the End of World War II (Lexington Books, 2017) and is co-author of From Boston to Berlin: A Journey Through WWII in Images and Words (Purdue, 2001). He has also authored numerous articles and presented papers at national and international conferences.


Present Professor, Salem State University History

Curriculum Vitae


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Honors and Awards

  • Co-recipient of the Leonard P. Zakim Humanitarian Award, Anti-Defamation League.
  • Co-recipient of the 2012-13 Presidential Strategic Plan Grant
  • Summer Faculty Research Grant, Salem State University Research Council
  • Inductee, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
  • Recipient, Holocaust Center Service Award, Holocaust Center, Boston North,


1995 Ph.D., Brown University ‐ History
1988 M.A., Fordham University ‐ History
1985 B.A., Siena College ‐ Marketing/Management

Books (2)

Articles (5)

Conference Proceedings (3)

Research Works (1)

Book Reviews (2)