Dr. Victoria Khiterer

Associate Professor of History

Dr. Victoria Khiterer

Contact Information


Office: 318 McComsey
Phone: (717) 871-5525


Office Hours

W: 12:30 - 2:30 PM
R: 3:30 - 5:00 PM
F: 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
Comments: R/F: In-person; W: Online (email for appointment)


  • HIST      102: Europe and the World, 1789 to Present     
  • SSCI      202H: Western Intellectual Tradition II     
  • HIST      241: Imperial Russia
  • HIST      242: Soviet Union
  • HIST      279: Modern Jewish History
  • HIST      308: Topics: Ukrainian Revolution and Russian Solution
  • HIST      340: Twentieth Century Europe
  • HIST      342: Hitler and Nazism
  • HIST      406: Senior Seminar
  • HIST      507: Readings in Modern Europe, 1914 to the Present
  • HIST      511: The Holocaust 

Recent Publications


Editor. The Holocaust: Memories and History. (Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014).

Chapters in Books and Conference Proceedings:

“Kiev Jews in the Early Twentieth Century: National Identity and Culture,” accepted for publication in the conference proceedings Jewishness in National Cultures - European, North American, Israeli. Perceptions, Interactions, and Memories (forthcoming in 2015).

“Life and Fate of Soviet Jews in Aleksandr Galich’s Play Matrosskaia Tishina and the Film Papa,” The Holocaust: Memories and History. (Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014), pp. 208-229.

Peer-reviewed journal articles:

“How Jews Gained Their Education in Kiev” Invited article for Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry, Volume 30 (accepted for publication, forthcoming in 2015).

“Jews in Soviet Cinema: the Film Commissar by Aleksandr Askol’dov,” Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies, 33.1 (2014): 1-29.

“We Did Not Recognize Our Country: The Rise of Anti-Semitism in Ukraine Before and After World War II (1937-1947),” Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry, 26 (2014), pp. 361-379.

“The Jewish Songs of Leonid Utesov,” On the Jewish Street, 2, no. 1 (2012), pp. 1- 48.

 “Vasilii Shul’gin and the Jewish Question: An Assessment of Shul’gin’s Anti-Semitism” On the Jewish Street, 1, no. 2 (2011), pp. 137-163. 


  • Director of the Millersville University Annual Conference on the Holocaust and Genocide