Dr. Tomaz Jardim is a historian of modern Europe who joined the Department of History in 2011. Prior to his arrival at Toronto Metropolitan University, he taught at Concordia University and was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC. Dr. Jardim has taught courses on the World Wars, modern Germany, the Holocaust, Europe in the 20th century, and surveys of Western civilization. His research areas include the Third Reich, the Holocaust, and in particular, war crimes trials. His first book, The Mauthausen Trial: American Military Justice in Germany , external link(Harvard University Press, 2012), explores the role of U.S. military commission courts in punishing concentration camp perpetrators. Dr. Jardim’s next book, Ilse Koch on Trial: Making the "Bitch of Buchenwald", external link, will appear on Harvard University Press in 2023.
The Mauthausen Trial won the 2013 Wallace K. Ferguson Prize, external link, opens in new window, and Dr. Jardim is the recipient of the 2014 Faculty of Arts SRC Award for outstanding research by pre-tenured faculty.