Michelle Kelso is Assistant Professor of Sociology and International Affairs at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. She is also Director of the Human Services & Social Justice Program. Her research interests include collective memory, the Holocaust, education, gender and migration. She has been the recipient of several prestigious national awards, including three Fulbright fellowships to Romania and a Charles H. Revson Fellowship at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. She has authored texts on Holocaust education and the Roma. Dr. Kelso also made a well-received documentary film in 2005, Hidden Sorrows: The Persecution of Romanian Gypsies During WWII, that has screened in several countries, numerous film festivals, and aired on national television channels. She worked for several years in civil society before joining GW.