Simone Schweber

Goodman Professor of Education and Jewish Studies

(608) 263-5856

528-B Teacher Education Building

225 N Mills Street

Madison, WI 53706

Schweber, Simone

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Served as Director of the Mosse/Weinstein Center for Jewish Studies.

Select Publications

  • Schweber, S. A., Hauver James, J., Kunzman, R., Barton, K., & Logan, K. (2015) Religion in the classroom: Dilemmas for democratic education New York: Taylor & Francis.
  • Schweber, S. A., & Findling, D. (2007) Teaching the Holocaust: A Handbook for Teachers in Religious School Contexts Los Angeles: Torah Aura Productions.
  • Schweber, S. A. (2004) Making sense of the Holocaust: Lessons from classroom practice New York, New York: Teachers College Press.

Select Presentations

  • Schweber, S. A., US Holocaust Memorial Museum, "Holocaust education in the era of Trump" (2018)
  • Schweber, S. A., , "Holocaust Education in a Global Context" (2017)
  • Schweber, S. A., Collaboration between Tel Aviv University and UW-Madison faculty, "" (2014), Tel Aviv
  • Schweber, S. A., International Conference for Researchers on History Education, "The state of Holocaust education at the Gaza war" (2014), London, England
  • Schweber, S. A., , "Reflections on Newtowne, one year out" (2013), St. Louis, MO
  • Schweber, S. A., , "Controversies and consistencies in Holocaust and genocide education" (2012), New York
  • Schweber, S. A., , "Perversions of history: Visions of Holocaust history in fundamentalist schools" (2011), Seattle, WA
  • Schweber, S. A., Presentation to social studies teachers (under the auspices of Jewish Foundation for the Righteous), "Learning to teach about the Holocaust" (2011), New York
  • Schweber, S. A., , "Holocaust education: An overview for teachers and administrators" (2010), New York
  • Schweber, S. A., , "Holocaust education: An overview of research" (2010), Washington, DC

Select Awards and Honors

  • Small Grant to study the construction and reception of holograms of Holocaust survivors ("New Dimensions of Testimony") in situ in Holocaust museums in England and the U.S., Spencer Foundation,
  • One-year grant in highly competitive process to serve as Principal Investigator for collaborative web-site curriculum development project for teaching about American Indians of Wisconsin on-line, Ira and Ineva Reilly Baldwin Foundation,
  • Awarded research support in a highly competitive Graduate School Research Award competition to continue collecting district documents and interviewing teachers from around the state of Wisconsin about work-life conditions in the aftermath of the passage of Act 10., UW-Madison Research Competition,
  • United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Residential Fellowship, U.S.Holocaust Memorial Museum Center for Advanced Holocaust Study, 2006
  • Full support to attend graduate school at Stanford University, Wexner Foundation, (1993, 1997)
  • Graduated with High Honors & awarded membership in Phi Beta Kappa, Swarthmore College, (1993, 1989)