Katherine Jolluck

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Katherine Jolluck, PhD

  • Senior Lecturer in History
  • Senior Fellow of the WSD HANDA Center for Human Rights and International Justice
  • Affiliated Senior Lecturer at The Europe Center
  • Affiliated Senior Lecturer at the Program on Human Rights

Department of History
Stanford University
Stanford, CA  94305-2024

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Katherine R. Jolluck is Senior Lecturer and Coordinator of the Public History/Public Service Track in the Department of History at Stanford University.  She is also a Senior Fellow at the Center for Human Rights and International Justice.  She has also taught at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Naval Post-Graduate School in Monterey.  A specialist on the history of twentieth-century Eastern Europe and Russia, she focuses on the topics of women and war, women in communist societies, nationalism, the Soviet Gulag, and human trafficking. Her books include: Exile and Identity: Polish Women in the Soviet Union during WWII, and Gulag Voices: Oral Histories of Soviet Incarceration and Exile (with Jehanne M Gheith). She has also written articles on Poland in World War II, antisemitism, and human trafficking in Europe.  Jolluck serves on the Faculty Steering Committee of the Haas Center for Public Service, offers service-learning courses, and is active in the Bay Area anti-trafficking community.  She is a Steering Committee member of No Traffick Ahead, a multi-county, multi-disciplinary workgroup dedicated to combating human trafficking in all forms.