Karl, Harry and Helen Stoll Professor of Israel Studies, and Director of the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies
Near Eastern and Judaic Studies
Israel studies particularly Israeli social history; Modern social history; founding editor of the journal Israel Studies (Indiana University Press);ftransnational history comparative history.
Continue to develop courses in Israel Studies from undergraduate to graduate level; introduced new USEM entitled "Divergent Jewish Centers; America and Israel" within context of comparative history indicated above; continue to expand teaching of faculty across country and from abroad through the Brandeis University Summer Institute for Israel Studies that now conducts workshops outside the "summer"; with publication of "Jews and Muslims in the Arab World; Haunted by Pasts Real and Imagined,
" I am engaged in new research on how different peoples claim land, a study that focuses on Israel but in a comparative perspective
University of Chicago, Ph.D.
University of Chicago, M.A.
Brandeis University, B.A.
Awards and Honors
Benjamin J. Shevach Memorial Award for Distinguished Achievement in Jewish Educational Leadership, from the Hebrew College (2012)
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|NEJS||185a||Topics in Israeli Social and Political History|
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