Joseph and Esther Foster Professor in Judaic Studies
Near Eastern and Judaic Studies
Contemporary Jewry and American Jewish sociology, Jewish literature, film and popular culture, Jewish and gender studies.
Washington University, Ph.D.
New York University, M.A.
Stern College for Women of Yeshiva University, B.A.
Awards and Honors
Vice President Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry (2008)
Marver & Sheva Bernstein Faculty Fellowship (1995 - 1996)
National Jewish Book Award Honor Book, contemporary Jewish life category (A Breath of Life: Feminism in the American Jewish Community) (1994)
Samuel Belkin Award for Distinguished Professional Achievement, Yeshiva University (1991)
Danforth Graduate Fellowship for Women (1974 - 1978)
|FYS||47a||JustBooks: Justice, Self and Society in Jewish Film and Fiction|
|NEJS||164b||The Sociology of the American Jewish Community|
|NEJS||165a||Analyzing the American Jewish Community|
|NEJS||172a||Women in American Jewish Literature|
|NEJS||173b||American Jewish Writers in the Twentieth Century|
|NEJS||176a||Seminar in American Jewish Fiction: Philip Roth and Cynthia Ozick|
|NEJS||182a||Jewish Life in Film and Fiction|
|NEJS||204a||Theory and Practice in Social Scientific Studies of Jews and Jewishness|
|NEJS||233a||Gender and Jewish Studies|