Timothy Snyder is a member of the Committee on Conscience of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the Housum Professor of History at Yale University. On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century and Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin, which won the American Academy of Arts and Letters literary prize, the Hannah Arendt Prize, and the Leipzig Book Prize for European Understanding, respectively. Snyder is a former contributing editor at The New Republic and a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books and the Times Literary Supplement. He is a permanent fellow of the Institute for Human Sciences, the Fortunoff Archive for Holocaust Testimonies' faculty advisor, and a member of the Yivo Institute for Jewish Research's advisory council. He is a resident of New Haven, Connecticut.