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Paula Draper

Dr. Paula Draper is a historian and educator. An early advocate of memory history, she oversaw the videotaping of interviews with four hundred survivors in Toronto, then became lead international trainer for Steven Spielberg's USC Shoah Foundation. She has taught at several Canadian universities, was vice-president of the Association for Canadian Jewish Studies and has created texts for Holocaust-related exhibits in Toronto, Ontario, and Vancouver, British Columbia. She is now researching the postwar experiences of Canadian Holocaust survivors. Dr. Draper lives in Toronto, Ontario.