SCHOLARLY ARTICLES IN JOURNALS AND EDITED BOOKS
“Fascism in American Culture: How Alternate a History?” in Rosenfeld and Ward, eds., Fascism in America, Past and Present (FORTHCOMING).
"The Rise of Illiberal Memory," Memory Studies, February, 2021, pp. 1-18.
"An American Führer? Nazi Analogies and the Struggle to Explain Donald Trump," Central European History, December, 2019, pp. 1-34.
“Who Was ‘Hitler’ Before Hitler? Historical Analogies and the Struggle to Understand Nazism, 1930-1945,” in Central European History, Fall, 2018.
“Mixed Metaphors in Muranów: Holocaust Memory and Architectural Meaning at the Museum of the History of Polish Jews,” Dapim: Studies on the Holocaust, 2016), pp. 258-73.
“The Ways We Wonder ‘What If? Towards a Typology of Historical Counterfactuals,’” The Journal of the Philosophy of History, Nr. 3, 2016, pp. 382-411.
“Deconstructivism and the Holocaust: On the Origins and Legacy of Peter Eisenman’s Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe,” in Wulf Kansteiner, Todd Presner, and Claudio Fogu, eds., History Unlimited: Probing the Ethics of Holocaust Culture (Harvard University Press, 2016), pp. 283-303.
“Between Memory and Normalcy: Synagogue Architecture in Postwar Germany,” in Jay Geller and Leslie Morris, eds., Three-Way Street: Germans, Jews, and the Transnational (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2016), pp.
“What If Adolf Hitler Had Been Assassinated in 1939?” in: What Ifs of Jewish History: From Abraham to Zionism (Cambridge University Press, 2016), pp. 275-97.
“Whither “What If” History? A Review of Richard J. Evans’s Altered Pasts,” History and Theory, October, 2014, pp. 451–467.
"Between Uniqueness and Universalization: Holocaust Memory at a Dialectical Crossroads," Dapim: Studies on the Holocaust, Fall, 2011, pp. 359-69.
"What Ifs? of Nazism: Recent Alternate Histories of the Third Reich," in: Maartje Abbenhuis and Sara Buttsworth, eds., Monsters in the Mirror: Representations of Nazism in Post-War Popular Culture (Santa Barbara, CA, Praeger, 2010), pp. 1-28,
“Postwar Jewish Architecture and the Memory of the Holocaust,” in: Rose-Carol Washton Long, Matthew Baigell, Milly Heyd, eds., Jewish Dimensions in Modern Visual Culture: Antisemitism, Assimilation, Affirmation (Boston, 2009), pp. 285-302.
"A Looming Crash or a Soft Landing? Forecasting the Future of the Memory 'Industry,'" The Journal of Modern History, March, 2009, pp. 122-158.
“Urban Space and the Nazi Past in Postwar Germany,” [with Paul B. Jaskot], in Gavriel D. Rosenfeld and Paul B. Jaskot, eds., Beyond Berlin: Twelve German Cities Confront the Nazi Past (Ann Arbor, 2008), pp. 1-24.
"Memory and the Museum: Munich's Struggle to Build a Documentation Center for the History of National Socialism,” in Gavriel D. Rosenfeld and Paul B. Jaskot, eds., Beyond Berlin: Twelve German Cities Confront the Nazi Past (Ann Arbor, 2008), pp. 163-185.
“A Flawed Prophecy? Zakhor, the Memory Boom, and the Holocaust,” The Jewish Quarterly Review, Vol. 97, No. 4 (Fall, 2007), pp. 508–520.
"The Normalization of Memory: Saul Friedländer’s Reflections of Nazism Twenty Years Later," in Dagmar Herzog, ed., Lessons and Legacies: The Holocaust in International Perspective, Volume VII (Chicago, 2006), pp. 400-410.
“Alternate Holocausts and the Mistrust of Memory,” in: Jonathan Petropolous and John Roth, editors, Gray Zones: Ambiguity and Compromise in the Holocaust and its Aftermath (New York, 2005), pp. 240-251.
“A Mastered Past? Prussia in Postwar German Memory," German History, Volume 2, Nr. 4, Fall, 2004, pp. 506-535.
“Alternate History and Memory: A Response to Richard Evans,” Historically Speaking, March, 2004, pp. 22-23.
" München leuchtet? Der Versuch einer Außensicht," in: Angelika Baumann, ed., Ein NS-Dokumentationszentrum für München (Munich, 2003). pp. 50-57.
“Why Do We Ask ‘What If?’ Reflections on the Function of Alternate History,” History and Theory, December, 2002, pp. 90-103.
"The Controversy that Isn't: The Debate over Daniel J. Goldhagen's Hitler's Willing Executioners in Comparative Perspective," Contemporary European History, Volume 8, Nr. 2, 1999, pp. 249-273.
"The Politics of Uniqueness: Reflections on the Recent Polemical Turn in Holocaust and Genocide Scholarship," Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Nr. 1, Spring, 1999, pp. 28-61.
“Architecture and the Memory of Nazism in Postwar Munich," German Politics and Society, Nr. 4, Winter, 1998, pp. 140-159.
"Monuments and the Politics of Memory: Commemorating Kurt Eisner and the Bavarian Revolutions of 1918-1919 in Postwar Munich," Central European History, Volume 30, Nr. 2, 1997, pp. 221-251.
"The Architects' Debate: Architectural Discourse and the Memory of Nazism in the Federal Republic of Germany, 1977-1997," in Geulie Ne'eman Arad, ed., Passing into History: Nazism and the Holocaust Beyond Memory, special issue of History & Memory, Nr. 1/2, Fall, 1997, pp. 189-225.
"The Reception of William L. Shirer's The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich in the United States and West Germany, 1960-1962," Journal of Contemporary History, January, 1994, pp. 95-129.
"Defining 'Jewish Art' in Ost und West, 1900-1907: A Study in the Nationalisation of Jewish Culture," Leo Baeck Institute Yearbook, 1994, pp. 83-113.