People / Roberta S. Kremer

Writer, curator, educator. Dr. Roberta S. Kremer earned a Doctorate of Philosophy in Art Education and Museum Studies from the University of British Columbia, a Master of Arts in Art Education from the University of Minnesota, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fine Arts from the University of Wisconsin. Dr. Kremer served as the Acting Curator of Education and Public Programs at the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia from 2007-2008 and served as the Executive Director of the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre from 1996-2006. Dr. Kremer has curated over eleven exhibitions including Ravensbrück: Forgotten Women of the Holocaust and Faces of Loss. Several of these exhibits are still traveling. She also edited the full-length study, Memory and Mastery: Primo Levi as Writer and Witness (State University of New York Press, 2001) and Broken Threads (Berg Publishing, 2007). Dr. Kremer teaches part-time in the Anthropology Department of the University of British Columbia (Museum Studies) and in the Department of Central, Eastern and Northern European Studies (Holocaust Literature).