SCHOLARLY ARTICLES IN JOURNALS AND EDITED BOOKS
"An American Führer? Nazi Analogies and the Struggle to Explain Donald Trump," FORTHCOMING in Central European History, December, 2019.
“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.