Nathan Stoltzfus is the Dorothy and Jonathan Rintels professor of Holocaust Studies at Florida State University and author or editor of seven books: Hitler’s Compromises: Coercion and Consensus in Nazi Germany (Yale University Press, 2016); Protest in Hitler’s National Community: Social Unrest and the Nazi Response (Berghahn Books, 2015); Nazi Crimes and the Law (Cambridge University Press, 2008); Courageous Resistance: The Power of Ordinary People (Palgrave/Macmillan, 2007); Shades of Green: Environmental Activism around the Globe (Rowman & Littlefield, 2006); Social Outsiders in Nazi Germany (Princeton University Press, 2001); Resistance of the Heart (W.W. Norton, ’96). Resistance of the Heart was the Fraenkel Prize co-winner and a New Statesman Book of the Year and prize winner of Munich’s Besten Liste for nonfiction.
His work has been translated into German, French, Swedish, Greek, Turkish, and Russian. Stoltzfus has been a longterm member of the faculty of the National Judicial College. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard in 1993, and has been a Fulbright and IREX scholar in East as well as West Germany, a Friedrich Ebert Stiftung grantee, a DAAD research scholar, a Humboldt German American Center for Visiting Scholars grantee, and a H.F. Guggenheim Foundation Scholar as well as a Florida State University “Developing Scholar.” His work has formed a basis for films and he has published in the Atlantic Monthly, the Daily Beast, Der Spiegel, The American Scholar, and Die Zeit. His current book projects include the study of the memories of World War II as a basis for national myths and social cohesion.