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Robert Edwin Herzstein, American history professor. Recipient Founders Day award New York University, 1965, Russell award University South Carolina, 1978, Signing pen by President Clinton upon signing Nazi War Crimes Disclosure Act, 1998.


Herzstein, Robert Edwin was born on September 26, 1940 in New York City.


Bachelor, New York University, 1961. Master of Arts, New York University, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, New York University, 1964.


Assistant professor Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, 1964-1965, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1966-1972. Associate to professor University South Carolina, Columbia, since 1972, Carolina distinguished professor, since 1990. Special aide to governor Connecticut, Hartford.



Advisor, witness Government Reform subcommittee United States House of Representatives, 1994-1998. Co-organizer Conference on the legacy of Nuremberg trials, Columbia, 1997. Member German Studies Association, World War II Studies Association, Society for Historians of America Foreign Relations.