Associate Professor of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies, and Women's and Gender Studies
German, Russian, and Asian Languages and Literature
Near Eastern and Judaic Studies
Women's and Gender Studies
East European Jewish history.
Brandeis University, Ph.D.
Brandeis University, M.A.
University of California, Irvine, B.A.
Awards and Honors
Alan M. Stroock Fellow For Advanced Research in Jewish Studies, Harvard University (2007)
Bernstein Faculty Fellowship, Brandeis University (2002 - 2003)
Salo W. Baron Prize for the best first book in Jewish Studies for the year 2002 by the American Academy for Jewish Research. (2002 - 2003)
Michael L. Walzer "5 Award for Teaching (internal) (2001 - 2002)
Harry Starr Fellowship, Harvard University (1996 - 1997)
Laurie Foundation Grant, "Sex and the Shtetl: Jewish Sexuality, Gender, and Family in Imperial Russia" (1996 - 1997)
NEH Collaborative Grant: "Everyday Jewish Life in Imperial Russia" (1996)
|FYS||28b||The Jewish Family: Past and Present|
|GSAS||302d||Interdisciplinary Dissertation Seminar|
|NEJS||140b||Early Modern Jewish History|
|NEJS||141a||Russian Jews in the Twentieth Century|
|NEJS||166a||Carnal Israel: Exploring Jewish Sexuality from Talmudic Times to the Present|
|NEJS||166b||Who is a Jew? Identity, Conversion, and Citizenship|
|NEJS||231a||Graduate Proseminar in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies|
|NEJS||236b||Graduate Seminar in Russian-Jewish History to 1917|
|WMGS||5a||Women and Gender in Culture and Society|