Paula S. Fass is Margaret Byrne Professor of History at the University of California at Berkeley. She is a renown teacher and widely influential historian whose most recent book, Inheriting the Holocaust (2009) is a memoir about her family and her experiences as a child of Holocaust survivors. Her books include The Damned and the Beautiful: American Youth in the 1920s, Oxford University Press, 1977; Outside In: Minorities and the Transformation of American Education, Oxford University Press, 1989; Kidnapped: A History of Child Abduction in the United States, Oxford University Press, 1997; Children of a New World, NYU Press, 2006 and Inheriting the Holocaust: A Second-Generation Memoir, Rutgers University Press, 2009. The editor-in-chief of the award winning and ground-breaking three volume Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood: In History and Society, Paula Fass was President of the Society for the History of Children and Youth from 2007 to 2009.
“Child Kidnapping in America”
http://ehistory.osu.edu/osu/origins/article.cfm?articleid=36 plus podcast http://ehistory.osu.edu/osu/origins/podcasts.cfm
“The Child-Centered Family? New Rules in Post World War II America,” American Historical Association, San Diego, California, January 10, 2010
Editor, with Michael Grossberg, Re-Inventing Childhood in the Post World War II World (,University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011).
Editor, The Routledge History of Childhood in the Western World.
"A Historical Context for the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child," Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science (forthcoming 2011).
Re-Inventing Childhood in the Post World War II World, edited by Paula S. Fass and Michael Grossberg (University of Pennsylvania Press) Essays by Paula Fass, Michael Grossberg, Kriste Lindenmeyer, Stephen Lassonde, Mary Ann Mason, Steven Mintz, Bengt Sandin with an introduction by Fass and Grossberg
“Childhood and Memory,” Presidential Address, Society for the History of Children and Youth, Journal of the History of Children and Youth, Spring 2010