Biography

Cristina A. Bejan is a historian, theatre artist, and poet. A Rhodes and Fulbright scholar, she has had fellowships at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM), the Wilson Center and Georgetown University. She has taught at five universities in the USA including Georgetown and Duke Universities. She currently teaches European and World History at Metropolitan State University of Denver.

Bejan received her Masters and DPhil (PhD) in Modern History from the University of Oxford and her BA in Philosophy (Honors) from Northwestern University, where she also studied theatre. While a researcher for USHMM, she authored 64 articles on camps in Africa and Europe for the "Encyclopedia of Camps and Ghettos - Vol. 3." Her recent books are a history book "Intellectuals and Fascism in Interwar Romania: The Criterion Association" (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019), and her debut poetry collection "Green Horses on the Walls" (Finishing Line Press, 2020). She has written 18 plays and her most recent "J'y suis j'y reste // Here I Am, Here I Stay" has been published in "Voices on the Move" (Solis Press, 2020), an anthology by and about refugees, edited by Domnica Radulescu and Roxana Cazan.

A playwright and spoken word artist, her creative work has appeared in the US, UK, Romania and Vanuatu. Bejan runs the arts and culture collective Bucharest Inside the Beltway (BiB), based in Denver, CO. Please visit www.cristinaabejan.com for more info. You can also follow her on social media: Cristina A. Bejan (Facebook); @CristinaABejan (Twitter); Cristina A. Bejan PhD (LinkedIn); & BiB at @BiBDenver (Facebook) and @bucharestinsidethebeltway (Instagram).