Leo Spitzer

Leo Spitzer
Department of History
Dartmouth College

Bland man with glasses squinting

Leo Spitzer, Kathe Tappe Vernon Professor of History Emeritus at Dartmouth College, is a cultural and comparative historian and a writer working in the interdisciplinary field of Memory Studies. On the basis of research in Africa, Latin America, and Europe, he employs photography, personal and familial oral history, and wide-ranging testimonial materials to examine responses to colonialism and domination as well as postmemories of subordination and genocide.