Center Staff: 

 

Dr. Mehnaz Afridi

Associate Professor of Religious Studies,
Director, Holocaust Genocide and Interfaith Education Center Director

mehnaz.afridi@manhattan.edu

http://www.manhattan.edu/faculty/mehnazafri 

Dr. Jeff Horn

Professor of History,
Former Holocaust Center Director

jeff.horn@manhattan.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Christopher Belden

Student Assistant to the Director 

cbelden01@manhattan.edu  



 


Dr. Frederick Schweitzer

Professor Emeritus of History, Director Emeritus
 




 

Brother Peter Drake F.S.C.

Associate Director

Prof. Frederick Schweitzer Remembers Bro. Peter Drake, F.S.C.

 

Board Members: 

 

  • Dr. Elena Procario-Foley, Chair, Br. John G. Driscoll Professor of Jewish-Catholic Studies, Director, Core Curriculum Iona College, NY
  • Dr. Brennan O'Donnell, President, Manhattan College
  • Dr. Cory Blad, Interim Dean of School of Liberal Arts, Manhattan College
  • Dr. Steven Schreiner, Provost, Manhattan College
  • Br. Jack Curran, Vice President for Mission, Manhattan College
  • Mithat Gashi, Consultant, Lecturer at Lehman College, New World High School Principal, NY
  • Lois Harr, Assistant Vice President for Student Life, Director Campus Ministry & Social Action, Manhattan College
  • Marilyn Honigman, Painter, Artist, Second Generation, NY
  • Dr. Jeff Horn, Professor History, Manhattan College
  • Marti Michael, Retired Executive Director, The Riverdale Y, New York
  • Barbara Reynolds, Former Assistant Director of HGI, Fordham Prep. NY
  • Dr. Paul Droubie, Assistant Professor of History, Director of International Studies, Manhattan College
  • Dr. Kevin Ahern, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, Manhattan College
  • Dr.  Nuwan Jayawickreme, Associate Professor of Psychology, Director of Peace Studies, Manhattan College
  • Dr. Frederick Schweitzer, Professor History, Emeritus, Manhattan College
  • Martin Spett, Survivor and Artist, Riverdale NY
  • Rabbi Linda Shriner-Cahn, Rabbi of Congregation Tehillah, Riverdale NY
  • Rabbi Robert Kaplan, is currently the founding Director of The Center for Community Leadership, (formally known as CAUSE – NY) a division of the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York (JCRC)

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Calendar of Events

Previous events

Narrating Srebrenica: Conducting Oral Histories with Genocide Surviors

Zoom

Please join us for a conversation about the challenges involved in oral history interviews with survivors of the 1995 Srebrenica genocide.

Kristallnacht Lecture: " BOYKOTT! April 1, 1933: Spectatorship and the Exclusion of Jews from the German Community"

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In partnership with the Kupferberg Holocaust Center of Queensborough Community College. Featuring guest speaker Dr. Peter Fritzsche, Professor of History from the University of Illinois.

" The COVID-19 Pandemic & Our Lasallian Mission: A Campus-Wide Reflection"

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Kelly Commons 5B & 5C

Co-sponsored event with the Peace & Justice Studies department. This event is aimed to reflect upon the impact of COVID-19 and how Manhattan College's mission of social justice has been affected.

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