Fielder Valone

Visiting Fellow

German Historical Institute Washington
1607 New Hampshire Ave NW | Washington DC 20009

Biographical Summary

Fielder Valone holds a B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and took a PhD in History from Indiana University. He has published and spoken publicly on a wide range of topics, including the German minority in western Poland during World War Two, Jewish slave labor on the Baltic coast, the Holocaust by bullets in Eastern Europe, and anti-Jewish humiliation rituals across various European contexts.  Dr. Valone has published a number of articles and book chapters in different venues, including Holocaust and Genocide Studies (2014), Beyond Ordinary Men: Christopher R. Browning and Holocaust Historiography (2019), and Collaboration in Eastern Europe during World War Two and the Holocaust (2019), among others. His research has been supported by Fulbright, the Saul Kagan Fellows Program, and the Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, and other institutions. 

Main Areas of Interest

  • Religious and ethnic violence in Central and Eastern Europe
  • Jewish experiences and survivor testimonies of the Nazi Final Solution
  • Histories of borderlands and ethnic minorities