Nathan Stoltzfus is the Dorothy and Jonathan Rintels Professor of Holocaust studies in the Department of History at Florida State University and is the Founding Director of the Rosenstrasse Foundation. He serves as an Advisory Chair of the vertex of Genocide, Holocaust and Disaster Studies at the Council for Global Cooperation.
Stoltzfus is a noted historian whose research interests include the history of Nazi Germany, Rosenstrasse protests, Second World War and Holocaust studies. His publications, include Hitler’s Compromises: Coercion and Consensus in Nazi Germany (2016) and Resistance of the Heart: Intermarriage and the Rosenstrasse Protest in Nazi Germany (1996). His works on Rosenstrasse protests are the first to bring discussion about the possibility and impact of protests in Nazi Germany. His interviews have brought to publication the voices of Germans who were otherwise never interviewed about their wartime experiences, not only of Nazi victims but also of its perpetrators. His co-edited contributions include, Social Outsiders in Nazi Germany, co-edited with Robert Gellately; Shades of Green: Environmental Activism around the Globe, co-edited with Doug Weiner and Christof Mauch; Nazi Crimes and the Law, co-edited with Henry Friedlander; and many others.
He is a co-recipient of the Fraenkel Prize in Contemporary History. He holds a BA (1978) from Goshen College and a Ph.D. from Harvard University (1993).