Michael is a freelance writer and journalist based in Northwest Arkansas, covering politics, business, and history. He has written for Walton Insights, Arkansas Soul, and the Howard Center for Investigative Journalism’s Nowhere to Go.
April 30, 2021 -
In the early 1930s, a German lawyer named Heinrich Krieger enrolled in the University of Arkansas as an exchange student to study American race law. When he returned to Nazi Germany, his studies directly contributed to shaping the antisemitic and white supremacist Nuremberg Laws enacted in 1935, to genocidal ends. The university is now confronting various racist chapters in its history, but Krieger's is not among them.