Susan Carmel Lehrman endows Chair in Russian History and Culture.…
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PhD, History, The Ohio State University MA, History, The Ohio State University BA, Hebraic Studies, Douglass College, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
An internationally acclaimed scholar, Pamela Nadell's research span the breadth of the 350 years of the American Jewish experience with a special focus on women, gender, and religion.
Area of Expertise:
Jewish history; women's history, especially the history of Jewish women; Holocaust, American Jewry, American Jewish history, Judaism
Pamela Nadell is the author or editor of six books, including Women Who Would Be Rabbis: A History of Women's Ordination, 1889–1985 (Beacon Press, 1998), which was a finalist for the National Jewish Book Award; Conservative Judaism in America: A Biographical Dictionary and Sourcebook (Greenwood Press, 1988); Women and American Judaism: Historical Perspectives (Brandeis University Press/University Press of New England, July 2001); American Jewish Women's History: A Reader(New York University Press, 2003); Three Hundred and Fifty Years: An Album of American Jewish Memory (2005); New Essays in American Jewish History (2010). She is also historian to the permanent exhibition of the new National Museum of American Jewish History. As of December 2016, she serves as the President of the Association for Jewish Studies.
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