Professor of History and Director of the Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Florida Gulf Coast University
Ida E. King Distinguished Scholar from 2011-2012
r. Paul Bartrop is a renowned Australian historian of the Holocaust and other genocides. He is Head of the History Department at Bialik College in Melbourne, and has taught widely as a visiting scholar at other institutions in Australia and the United States. He serves on the Editorial Boards of the following academic journals: Holocaust and Genocide Studies and Antisemitism. In addition, Dr. Bartrop is also a member of the Advisory Board of the Genocide Education Project, California. He is a consultant of the Jewish Holocaust Center in Melbourne. He is currently the Vice-President of the Midwest Jewish Studies Association.
Among his many publications includes his book False Havens: The British Enpire and the Holocaust, which was nominated for the United States National Jewish Book Award.
1989: Ph.D., Monash University
1982: M.A., La Trobe University (Melbourne)
1977: B.A., Honors, La Trobe University (Melbourne)
Areas of Expertise:
Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Australian History, Research, Education
Selected Publications Include:
- Robert, Paul, and Paul Bartrop. A Biographical Encyclopedia of Contemporary Genocide: Portraits of Evil and Good. Santa Barbara (Calif.): ABC-CLIO, 2012.
- Jacobs, Steven L, and Paul Bartrop. Fifty Key Thinkers on the Holocaust and Genocide. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2010.
- Totten, Samuel, and Paul Bartrop. The Genocide Studies Reader. New York: Routledge, 2009.
- Totten, Samuel, Paul Bartrop, and Steven L. Jacobs. Dictionary of Genocide. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 2008. P
- Bartrop, Paul R. Surviving the Camps: Unity in Adversity during the Holocaust. Lanham, MD: U of America, 2000.
- Australia and the Holocaust, 1933-45. Melbourne: Australian Scholarly Pub., 1994.
- Eisen, Gabrielle, and Paul Bartrop. The Dunera Affair: A Documentary Resource Book. Melbourne, Vic.: Schwartz & Wilkinson, 1990.