Hett, Benjamin



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Benjamin Carter Hett worked as a trial lawyer in Canada for a few years before leaving the law to do a Ph.D. in history at Harvard University.  Since 2003 he has been on the faculty of Hunter College and the Graduate Center, CUNY.  He is also the author of Death in the Tiergarten: Murder and Criminal Justice in the Kaiser’s Berlin (2004), and was awarded the 2007 Fraenkel Prize in Contemporary History by the Wiener Library in London for the manuscript of Crossing Hitler.  He lives in New York.

On Rorotoko:

On his book Crossing Hitler: The Man Who Put the Nazis on the Witness Stand
(Our Cover Feature of February 09, 2009)