Alexandra M. Szabó is a PhD student at Brandeis University in the field of history. She graduated from ELTE Univerity in literary and cultural studies, as well as from the Central European Univerity in history with a Jewish Studies specialization. Her research interests include Jewish and Roma survivors, immediate postwar social history, women’s history in the Holocaust with a specific focus on fertility events and experiences that translate to sexual violence. She is the recipient of the Crown Fellowship at Brandeis University and the EHRI Kristel Fellowship. Alexandra has won the graduate research awards of the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute and of the Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry, as well as the 2019 ISCH Essay Prize for Cultural Historians.