Claire Anderson

Claire Anderson

Claire Anderson

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Sociology: collective/social memory and policy making; post-conflict commemoration and remembrance; post-socialist Eastern Europe; Poland

Current Research

Conducting dissertation research on a local organization's efforts to construct a memorial museum in Szubin, Poland, documenting the experiences of American POWs and the Polish community during World War II. 

Courses Taught

SOCI 120: Society and Globalization

SOCI 101: Introductory Sociology


2008: B.A. in Religion, Denison University

2011: M.A. in Conflict Resolution, Georgetown University

Recent Presentations

September 2019 - "Non-Sites of Memory and Their Witnesses: The Testimonies of the Holocaust by Bullets" in Krakow, Poland

"Transnational Collective Memory: The Legacy of Allied POWs in Poland"

June 2019 - Memory Studies Association Third Annual Conference in Madrid, Spain

"The Creation & Maintenance of a Transnational, Transgenerational Collective Memory: The Oflag 64 Association's Efforts to Preserve a WWII POW Camp in Poland"