Michael Dobkowski, professor of religious studies, was featured in an opinion piece that appeared in the June 4, 2003 Democrat and Chronicle. Read the story “Nazi death camp horrors should always stir heart and conscience”
Dobkowski is a noted author and expert on the Holocaust. In 1996, 1998, and 2000 he participated in the Goldner Holocaust Symposium at Wroxton College in England, and in 1979 he was a Fellow at the Institute for the Teaching of the Post-Biblical Foundations of Western Civilization at the Jewish Theological Seminary. He received the New York University Ferdinand Czernin Prize in History and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.
Dobkowski was a key organizer of the Hobart and William Smith Genocide Series, which continues to bring such notable speakers as Elie Wiesel, Cornel West, Peter Balakian, and Henry Greenspan to campus. As the organizer he offers insight about genocide.