Gabriela Etmektsoglou is the Director of NYU Berlin. She holds a Ph.D. in European history from Emory University. The principal concerns of her research and writing are the Holocaust in Greece and narratives of self-victimization in present-day Germany. Etmektsoglou is the author of the book
Axis Exploitation of Wartime Greece, 1941-1943. She has taught at the University of Melbourne, served on the Greek Official Commission of Experts on Holocaust-Era Assets, and coordinated a project on postwar political justice at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna. She is a founding member of the U.S. National Peace Academy.