Benjamin M. Schneider received his Ph.D. from George Mason University in 2019, his B.A. from the University of Rochester and his M.A. from The George Washington University. He is currently working on a book examining the trials of U.S. troops accused of war crimes in the European Theater of the Second World War. His research has been supported by the U.S. Army Center of Military History and the Harry F. Guggenheim Foundation, and has appeared in the Journal of Contemporary History.