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Cristina A. Bejan

Former Public Policy Scholar; Title VIII Scholar


February 24, 2014 — June 20, 2014

Professional affiliation

Executive Director, Bucharest Inside the Beltway

Wilson Center Projects

Regimenting Culture: The Romanian National Theatre

Full Biography

Cristina A. Bejan, PhD is a historian, theatre artist, and poet. A Rhodes and Fulbright scholar, she has had fellowships at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM), the Wilson Center and Georgetown University. She received her Masters and DPhil in Modern History from the University of Oxford and her BA in Philosophy (Honors) from Northwestern University, where she also studied theatre. While a researcher for USHMM, she authored 64 articles on camps in Africa and Europe for the "Encyclopedia of Camps and Ghettos - Vol. 3." She currently teaches history at Metropolitan State University of Denver. A playwright and spoken word artist, her creative work has appeared in the U.S., UK, Romania and Vanuatu. Bejan runs the arts and culture collective Bucharest Inside the Beltway, based in Denver, CO and Bucharest, Romania. Please visit for more info.



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Previous Terms

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