Speakers Bureau

These Holocaust educators and survivors are available to give presentations on specific topics relating to the Holocaust.

Northeast Ohio

Dr. Mark Cole

Dr. Mark Cole teaches in the History Department at Cleveland State University.  He specializes in modern Europe and Germany, specifically the history of Nazism and the Holocaust, Jewish Studies, as well as the histories of consumption and food more generally. Dr. Cole...

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Dr. Steve Howell

Steven Howell has been teaching Holocaust and Holocaust literature for over 20 years. He is a United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Teacher Fellow, completed advanced Holocaust study at Yad Vashem, and studied the USC iwitness curriculum at Auschwitz. He is available to speak in the Northeast Ohio region at no cost and can be contacted at jonasolstudios@gmail.com

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Jesse McClain, Holocaust Education Specialist

Jesse McClain provides talks, displays and classes in area classrooms and services groups or institutions pertaining to the Holocaust. He also partners on projects, speakers and activities with Youngstown State University to bring relevant and timely speakers and presentations to the community.

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Marilyn Feldman

Marilyn Feldman is a retired educator that has been teaching about the Holocaust for over 25 years. She developed a Holocaust curriculum for 7th grade through college and has worked with and taught all ages, including senior citizens. She is available to speak in the...

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Southwest Ohio

Mr. Ira Segalewitz

Ira moved to the Dayton area in 2000 and has become active member of the community.

He is a docent at the National Air Force Museum, where he recounts the story of his survival to busloads of students who come to see the Holocaust exhibit. He also speaks at schools, colleges and various organization

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Central Ohio

Marty J. Kalb

Marty J. Kalb is an Artist / Professor Emeritus at Ohio Wesleyan University. He has over fifty years of making art and teaching both studio art and art history at the college level. He is available to speak throughout Ohio and his artwork is available for exhibitions. A full bio is to be found at: www.martykalb.com

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Northwest Ohio

Dr. Tim Murnen

Tim Murnen has led a Fulbright-Hays trip to Poland, Hungary, and Greece to follow in the footsteps of 6 Toledo-area Holocaust survivors. He works with teachers to develop curriculum around survivors’ eyewitness narratives, historical nonfiction texts, digital media, children’s and young adult literature, and authentic writing projects that challenge students to engage the issues of the Holocaust and other genocides as they consider their own response to current issues and events.

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