Marci Shore

Professor of European Intellectual History

Marci Shore is a historian and translator specializing in European Intellectual History, with special focuses on communism, Nazism, and the Holocaust. She received her Ph.D. from Stanford University, after which she worked at Columbia University as an assistant professor of history and Jewish studies. Today, Shore teaches history at Yale University. She has authored several books including The Taste of Ashes: The Afterlife of Totalitarianism in Eastern Europe and Caviar and Ashes: A Warsaw Generation’s Life and Death in Marxism 1918-1968. She also translated Michal Glowinski’s memoirs of the Holocaust, The Black Seasons. Her next book, It Was My Choice: The Revolution in Ukraine, is almost complete. Shore is also working on a longer literary project: Phenomenological Encounters: Scenes from Central Europe.