Barbara Krasner

AWA Certified Facilitator Barbara Krasner is a former contributing editor to Family Chronicle Magazine and Heritage Quest Magazine and the author of Discovering Your Jewish Ancestors (Heritage Quest, 2001). Her articles have also appeared in AncestryGenealogical ComputingFamily Tree Magazine, AvotaynuThe GalitzianerRussian LifeGerman Life, and other trade publications. She holds an MA in History from William Paterson University and an MFA in Creative Writing from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. Her literary work based on family history has appeared in Jewish Literary JournalMuseum of AmericanaConsequenceSouth 85 JournalGravel, The Smart Set, The Manifest-Station, Poor Yorick, and other literary journals. She is a former member of the boards of directors of both Jewish Records Indexing - Poland and Gesher Galicia. By day, Krasner, a PhD candidate in Holocaust & Genocide Studies at Gratz College, teaches in the Holocaust & Genocide Studies program at The College of New Jersey and serves as Director, Mercer Holocaust, Genocide & Human Rights Education Center housed at Mercer County Community College in New Jersey.

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