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Lisa Leff Professor History

Degrees
PhD University of Chicago MA, University of Chicago BA, Oberlin College

Bio
Lisa Leff is a historian of European and Jewish history, specializing in the history of Jews in France. She is the author of Sacred Bonds of Solidarity: The Rise of Jewish Internationalism in Nineteenth Century France (2006), Colonialism and the Jews (2017) and The Archive Thief: the Man Who Salvaged French Jewish History in the Wake of the Holocaust (2015), which received the 2016 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish literature. She was named American University's 2017 Scholar-Teacher of the Year.
See Also
History Department
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Partnerships & Affiliations

  • American Historical Association
    Member

  • Association for Jewish Studies
    Member

  • Society for French Historical Studies
    Co-President