Sarah Minslow, PhD

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College of Arts & Letters
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Dr. Minslow is Assistant Professor of Children's and Young Adult Literature. She is also acting Internship Supervisor and English Education Coordinator in the Department of English.

She teaches Children's Literature; Adaptations; British Literature; Psychology of Fairy Tales and Fantasy; and War, Genocide, and Human Rights.

Dr. Minslow's research focuses on war and genocide in children's literature, teaching human rights through children's literature, and Holocaust studies. Her latest publication is Denial: The Final Stage of Genocide? (Routledge, 2021)

Dr. Minslow is a Faculty Fellow of the American Communities Program: TIME for 2022-2023 and is working on a project titled Time, Temporality, and Memory in Holocaust Children's & YA Literature. 

She is also a member of two grant-funded project teams:

Contemporary Approaches to 21st Century Holocaust Literature (Rothschild Foundation)

Art of Peace: New perspectives in visual art on peacekeeping from the 1990s (Australian Research Council)

Dr. Minslow is a member of the Board of the Children's Literature Association and regularly is invited to facilitate workshops for K-12 educators on teaching the Holocaust and Genocide in ELA Classrooms.

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