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Cristina Bejan


    February 24, 2014 — June 20, 2014

    Professional affiliation

    Founding Executive Director, Bucharest Inside the Beltway; Researcher, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum; Former East European Studies Title VIII Scholar, Wilson Center

    Full Biography

    Cristina Bejan is a theatre artist and historian based in Washington, DC. She is the Founding Executive Director of the arts and culture collective Bucharest Inside the Beltway and is currently a researcher at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Dr. Bejan has held professional appointments at Duke University, Georgetown University and UNC-Greensboro and has been a Title VIII East European Studies Scholar at the Wilson Center.

    She has authored 15 plays, one book and numerous essays and poems. Bejan holds a DPhil and MSt in Modern History from the University of Oxford and BA in Philosophy (with a concentration in Theatre) from Northwestern University. She is a Rhodes Scholar, Fulbright Scholar and as a historian, has expertise on topics such as totalitarianism, fascism, communism, Roma rights, the Holocaust, European History, US Civil Rights and Theatre.

    Previous Terms

    Jun 1, 2011 - Sep 30, 2011: The Betrayal of Intellectuals Revisited: Friendship, Culture, and Fascism in Romania