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  • Jeffrey Shandler 
  • Distinguished Professor of Jewish Studies
  • Schools:   Ph.D. Columbia University, M.A. Columbia University, B.A. Swarthmore College
  • Office Address: 14 College Avenue, Miller Hall
  • Email Address: shandler@rutgers.edu
  • Phone Number: 848-932-1709

Mailing Address: 12 College Avenue

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RESEARCH INTERESTS 

  • Jewish memory practices, centering on remembering the Holocaust and prewar Jewish life in Eastern Europe
  • Jewish cultural history, centering on the role of communications media, museums, tourism, and visual culture
  • Intellectual history of Jewish Studies, especially ethnographic studies of Jewish life in Eastern Europe and America
  • Digital humanities in Jewish Studies, centering on archiving, narrative, inventory as a practice of modern Jewish culture
  • Yiddish language, literature and culture, centering on language and culture, translation, language learning, Yiddish after World War II

REGULARLY TAUGHT COURSES

PUBLICATIONS

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Rutgers University Press, co-editor (with Marcy Brink-Danan) of book series, Jewish Cultures of the World.
  • American Academy for Jewish Research: Fellow, 2012 - present.
  • American Jewish Historical Society: Academic Council (2001 – 2015); Executive Committee of the Academic Council (2006 – 2008).
  • Association for Jewish Studies: Board of Directors, 2003-2007, 2009-present; Vice President for Publications, 2009-2011; President, 2011-2013.
  • Center for Jewish History, New York, Academic Advisory Council of the (2004 – 2014); Co-chair (2006 – 2011).
  • Frankel Center for Judaic Studies, University of Michigan Ann Arbor: Academic Advisory Council (2015 – present).
  • George and Irina Schaeffer Center for the Study of Genocide, Human Rights and Conflict Prevention, American University of Paris: member, scientific committee (2016 – present).

 

Faculty News

Music department's Associate Director, Rebecca Cypess, discusses the meaning of music on Work of Art: The Mason Gross Podcast. - Listen now

Professor Paul Hanebrink's book, A Specter Haunting Europe: The Myth of Judeo-Bolshevism, is reviewed by Aidan Beatty. - Read review

"Orthodox Female Clergy Embodying Religious Authority" article by Assistant Professor, Michal Raucher, is published in the Fall 2019 AJS Perspectives. Read article or check out magazine

Tartakoff CoverDepartment Chair and Associate Professor, Paola Tartakoff's new book, Conversion, Circumcision, and Ritual Murder in Medieval Europe, is now available. - Order now

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