E-mail: mcbridejg (at) ucla.edu
History of the Soviet Union; Modern Eastern Europen History
Social history of the Second World War in the regions of Volhynia and Polissia, Ukraine; secondary interests: history and memory; archival practice; the Holocaust; war crimes trials and prosecution; the early Cold War.
“To Be Stored Forever” [Book review of Taras Bul'ba-Borovets': Dokumenty. Statti.
Lysty, ed. Volodymyr Serhiichuk (Kyiv, 2011)], Ab Imperio, 1/2012, pp. 434-445.
"Olevsk," entry by Jared McBride and Alexander Kruglov for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's Encyclopedia of Camps and Ghettos, 1933-1945, vol. 2 German-Run Ghettos, ed. Martin Dean (Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press in association with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 2012), pp.1553-1555)
Grants and Awards
UCLA Jewish Studies Roter Research Grant 2012
Fulbright-Hays Dissertation Research Fellowship, Ukraine/Russia 2010-11
UCLA Center for European and Eurasian Studies Summer Research Grant 2010
UCLA Graduate Division Summer Mentorship 2009
UCLA Jewish Studies Mellon Holocaust Summer Research Grant 2008, 2010
UCLA Chancellor’s Fellowship Summer Research Grant 2007, 2008
Phi Kappa Phi Graduate School Award 2006
Northeastern University Matthews Honors Thesis Research Grant 2003
Northeastern Undergraduate Research Grant from the Provost’s Office 2001, 2002
Dr. Arch Getty, Dr. David Sabean, Dr. Gail Kligman, Dr. John Connelly
“Microhistory and the Holocaust in Olevs’k.” Presented at Exploring the micro-history of the holocaust, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France, December 2012
“Ordinary Policemen: Zabolottia Police Force during the Second World War.” Presented at AAASS National Convention, New Orleans, November 2012
“Ordinary Policemen: A Case Study of Ukrainian Policemen and their Involvement in the Holocaust.” Presented at the workshop: International Workshop for PhD Candidates from the United States of America and Israel Researching the Holocaust, Yad Vashem, Jerusalem, Israel, Nov. 2011.
“Ukrainian Neighbors.” Presented at the workshop, Sixty-Five Years Later: New Research and Conceptualization of the Second World War in Europe, Stanford University, October 2010
“Memory and the Massacre at Malyn.” Presented at University of Berkeley-California, History Department Kruzhok, May 2010
“The Life and Times of Khaim Sygal: A Story from Wartime Ukraine.” Presented at AAASS National Convention, Boston, November 2009
“Malyn and the Memory of the Second World War.” Presented at the World War II and the (Re)Creation of Historical Memory in Contemporary Ukraine, Fulbright Program in Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine, October 2009
“Olevs’k: Genocide and Memory.” Presented at USHMM workshop: Bringing the Past into the Present: Missing Narratives of the Holocaust in Ukraine, July 2009
“Anti-Jewish Pogroms in Ukraine during the Summer of 1941.” Presented at
International Holocaust Conference at Clark University, Strassler Family Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Clark University, April 2009
“The Massacre at Malyn: Through an Ethnic Lens, Darkly.” Presented at the AAASS National Convention, Philadelphia, November 2008
“Eyewitness to an Occupation: Collaboration and the Holocaust in Olevs’k, Zhytomyr.”
Presented at the International Conference: The Holocaust in Ukraine: New Resources and Perspectives, Universite Paris IV-Sorbonne and Memorial de la Shoah, Paris, France, October 2007
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