Crowe, David 1943–

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Crowe, David 1943–

(David M. Crowe)

PERSONAL: Born September 20, 1943, in Norfolk, VA; son of David Crowe (an airline pilot) and Earnestine Ingram Mancil; married May 19, 1989; wife's name Kathryn M. (a university librarian); children: Rebecca Elizabeth Claunch, John Michael. Ethnicity: "Irish, Welsh, Yorkshire, and German." Education: Southeastern Louisiana College, B.A., 1966; University of Georgia, Ph.D., 1974. Religion: Episcopalian. Hobbies and other interests: Hiking, gardening.

ADDRESSES: Home—Greensboro, NC. Office—Department of History, Elon University, 2147 CB, Elon, NC 27244; fax: 336-278-6425. E-mail[email protected].

CAREER: Elon University, Elon, NC, professor of history, 1977–, department chair, 1988–94, director, British studies abroad program, 1979–84, affiliate of Soviet-Chinese studies abroad program, 1979–90. National Archives, archivist, 1974–75, 1976–77; Department of the Army, archivist of Southeast Asian Archives, 1975–76; U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, member of education committee, 1991–2004; North Carolina Council on the Holocausts, chair, 1995–99; North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, member of advisory board for Holocaust Foundation, 1998–; Lawyers' Committee for Roma Rights and Recognition, member of board of advisors, 1998–. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, fellow of Center for East European, Russian and Eurasian Studies, 1997–2000; Columbia University, visiting scholar at Harriman Institute, 1998–; conductor of workshops on Holocaust and genocide education; conference presenter; served as expert witness, including testimony before U.S. Congressional Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe; guest on television and radio programs, including Q&A, Cable News Network; consultant to Amnesty International and Central European University. Member of editorial board, Nationalities Papers and Ethnopolitics; past member of editorial board, Journal for Genocide Studies.

MEMBER: American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, Association for the Study of Nationalities (member of executive committee, 1982–, vice chair, 1986–94, president, 1998–2001), German Studies Association, Gypsy Lore Society, Association for Asia Studies, Mongolia Society, Southern Conference on Slavic Studies, Phi Kappa Phi (president, 1998–), Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta, Delta Tau Kappa, Pi Gamma Mu.

AWARDS, HONORS: Grants from American Council of Learned Societies, 1975 and 1976, U.S. Office of Education, 1978–79 and 1981–82, Rockefeller Foundation, 1985–86, National Endowment for the Humanities, 1993–94, and U.S. Department of Education, 1996–98; Stanley Vardys President's Prize for Books on Baltic Studies, Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies, 1996, for The Baltic States and the Great Powers: Foreign Relations, 1939–1940.


World War I and Europe in Crisis, 1914–1935, Research and Educational Association (Piscataway, NJ), 1990.

(Editor, with John Kolsti, and contributor) The Gypsies of Eastern Europe, M.E. Sharpe (Armonk, NY), 1991.

The Baltic States and the Great Powers: Foreign Relations, 1939–1940, Westview Press (Boulder, CO), 1992.

A History of the Gypsies of Eastern Europe and Russia, St. Martin's Press (New York, NY), 1994.

(Coeditor) Roma and Forced Migration: An Annotated Bibliography, 2nd edition, Forced Migration Projects, Open Society Institute (New York, NY), 1998.

Oskar Schindler: The Untold Account of His Life, Wartime Activities, and the True Story behind the List, Westview Press (Boulder, CO), 2001.

General editor, Series in Issues Studies, Association for the Study of Nationalities, 1992–94. Contributor to books, Books in Russia and the Soviet Union: Past and Present, edited by Miranda Beaven Remnek, Otto Harrassowitz (Wiesbaden, Germany), 1991; Crisis and Reaction: The Hero in Jewish History, edited by Menachim Mor, Creighton University Press (Omaha, NE), 1995; and to encyclopedias. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals, including Slovakia, Greensboro News and Record, Pegasus, Academic Travel News, East European Quarterly, American Jewish History, Lituanus, Russian Review, Romani Studies, and Journal of Baltic Studies. Coeditor of special edition, Nationalities Papers, 1998.

Crowe's books have also been published in German, Japanese, and Russian; some have also been book club selections.

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