Alexandra Lohse joined the Mandel Center in 2017 as an applied research scholar and editor of the forthcoming sixth volume of the Museum’s Encyclopedia of Camps and Ghettos, 1933–1945, on extermination, labor, and transit camps for Jews. In 2020, she started serving as series editor, coordinating the work of in-house and external researchers and volume editors to complete the Encyclopedia series. Her research focuses on German society during World War II and on the nature and endurance of popular support for the Nazi regime during the final war years.Dr. Lohse first contributed to the Encyclopedia project as a contract researcher between 2012 and 2015 when she wrote original content for several volumes of the series. She has also worked at the National Archives and served as staff historian for the US Naval History and Heritage Command.