Mike Abramowitz directs the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Committee on Conscience, which educates the public and policymakers about threats of genocide and related crimes against humanity and seeks action to prevent these crimes from occuring.
Prior to his appointment in 2009, Abramowitz worked as a reporter and editor for The Washington Post since 1985. Among the subjects he covered were local and national politics, foreign policy, health care, and business. Between 2006 and 2009, Abramowitz was White House correspondent for the Post. He also served as the National Editor of the Post between 2000 and 2006.