Jennifer Putnam

Jennifer Putnam is a PhD candidate in History at Birkbeck College, University of London. Her PhD research focuses on prisoner graffiti in Nazi concentration camps and ghettos with the aim of enhancing our understanding of prisoners’ daily lives and prisoner agency, as well as elevating non-survivor testimony. This research has been supported by the Gerda Henkel Foundation and the Bonnart Trust.

Jennifer has a BA in Literature and Languages from Loyola University Chicago, an MPhil in Linguistics from Trinity College Dublin, and an MA in Modern History and Politics from Birkbeck College. Prior to starting her PhD, Jennifer worked at various education non-profits and in academic publishing.