Erin Corber is a historian of Modern Jewry and Modern Europe. She earned her PhD in History and Jewish Studies at Indiana University, Bloomington, in 2013. She was Visiting Assistant Professor of European History at the University of Maine, and in 2017-18 held the inaugural Visiting Chair of Jewish Studies at Dalhousie University. Erin has also held postdoctoral research fellowships at the United States Holocaust memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., and New Europe College in Bucharest, Romania. Since 2018, Erin is Career Educator and Advisor for graduate students and postdocs at McGill University.
Erin has published on a variety of topics related to French Jewish and European Jewish history in the interwar era in both North America and Europe. Her most recent work focuses on antisemistism and Jewish life in the Franco-German frontier region of Alsace and Lorraine during the 1930s.
In her public historical practice, Erin contributes to museum guide training for local museums, gives public and invited class lectures on race and racism, human rights, and the history of the Holocaust, and participates on consulting projects related to history education tools and cultural production.