Volker Benkert

Volker Benkert, assistant professor of history, Arizona State University
“Memory, History and Forgetting in Germany. Apologetic and Redemptive Memory of World War II and the Holocaust in Contemporary Germany”

Volker Benkert is an Assistant Professor of History at Arizona State University. His research focuses on history and memory of both totalitarian regimes on German soil. He is the author of Glückskinder der Einheit. Berlin 2017. (Children of Communism. Biography, Socialization and Generation in East Germany before and after 1989)