Hussong, Lillian

Area of Study: 
American grand strategy, human & environmental security, Arctic affairs, Holocaust & genocide studies
Proposed Dissertation Topic: 

Biography
Lillian Hussong is a second-year PhD student and Teaching Assistant at the Division of Global Affairs (DGA), and also serves as the PhD Representative for the Student Association of Global Affairs (SAGA).  Hussong studies American grand strategy and the connection between national security and environmental security threats in the Arctic.  She presented her article “The Future of American Grand Strategy in the Arctic” at the 57th International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Conference in Baltimore, Maryland in February 2017.  In June, she will present her research on “America’s Arctic Strategy: Explaining Obama’s Neglect of Regional Security Policies” at the International Arctic Social Sciences Association’s (IASSA) triennial conference in Umeå, Sweden.
Hussong previously earned a Master of Arts in Holocaust & Genocide Studies (2014) and Bachelor of Arts in Historical Studies (2012), both with program distinction, at Stockton University.  Her work experience in genocide studies includes serving as an editor for H-Genocide, and as a member of the adjunct faculty at Stockton University where she has taught “The Holocaust” and “Non-Jewish Victims of the Holocaust.”  Additionally, as a DGA student, she received a partial fellowship to attend Charles University’s June 2016 “Summer Seminar on Nationalism, Religion, and Violence” in Prague, Czech Republic.

Research Activities 
Presented Papers

  • “America’s Arctic Strategy: Explaining Obama’s Neglect of Regional Security Policies.” 9th International Conference on Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS IX). Umeå, Sweden.
  • “The Future of American Grand Strategy in the Arctic.” 57th International Studies Association Annual Conference. Baltimore, Maryland. USA.
  • “The Ethics of Armenian Genocide Denial in Academia.” 44th Annual Scholars’ Conference on the Holocaust and the Churches.  American Jewish University, Los Angeles, California. USA.
  • “English Travel Writers and their Observations of Local Christians and Muslims.” Stockton University 2nd International Symposium: Greek Orthodox Religious Culture in Ottoman Anatolia. Istanbul, Turkey.

Publications

  • Hussong, Lillian.  “Confronting the Holocaust: Immersive Counter-Memorials as Sites of Collective Memory.” FWD: Museums (University of Illinois at Chicago). Forthcoming 2017.
  • Hussong, Lillian.  “Porajmos” and “The Nazi T-4 Program” – Lectures from adjunct-taught courses published in conjunction with the release of the internationally award-winning documentary Drawing Against Oblivion. 2016.
  • "History with Passion," in Reaching 40. Ed. Ken Tompkins and Rob Gregg. 2012.

Invited Talks

  • “The Holocaust by Bullets.” Stockton University – Manahawkin. 2015.
  • “The Persecution of the Disabled during the Holocaust.” Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Jersey Shore. 2015.
  • “Rwanda: Road to Genocide.” Stockton University – Manahawkin. 2015.
  • “The Persecution of the Disabled during the Holocaust.” Stockton University – Manahawkin. 2015.
  • “The Persecution of the Gypsies during the Holocaust.” Stockton University – Manahawkin. 2015.
  • “LGBT Africa and the Threat of Genocide.” Master of Arts in Holocaust & Genocide Studies Lecture Series. Stockton University. 2014.

 

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