David G. Marwell

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Industry Museums or Libraries
Location United States
Introduction Dr. David G. Marwell, former Director of the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust in New York City, received a Ph.D. in Modern European History from the State University of New York at Binghamton. Prior to his work at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. from 1997 to 2000, Dr. Marwell was Director of the Berlin Document Center in Berlin and then Executive Director of the JFK Assassination Records Review Board. He also served as Chief of Investigative Research for the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Special Investigations. In that capacity, Dr. Marwell was responsible for conducting historical and forensic research in support of Justice Department prosecution of Nazi war criminals, including Klaus Barbie and Josef Mengele. He has also served as an expert witness and consultant to the governments of Canada and Australia on several war crimes prosecutions, and was a member of the Interagency Working Group for Nazi War Criminal Documents.