author photo

Photo Courtesy of Miriam Lomaskin, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum



Peter Hayes

Peter Hayes is professor of history and German and Theodore Zev Weiss Holocaust Educational Foundation Professor of Holocaust Studies Emeritus at Northwestern University and chair of the Academic Committee of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Books by Peter Hayes

  1. Book CoverWhy?: Explaining the Holocaust


    A bold new exploration that answers the most commonly asked questions about the Holocaust.More