American Jewish Economic History Working Group

Read more about the twelve scholars and outside specialists participating in our American Jewish Economic History Working Group. The invited presenters have led discussions on gender, capitalism, race, immigrant entreprenuership, economic niches, and consumption. 

Sven Beckert, American Jewish Economic History Working Group. photo credit: Charlie Mahoney
Laird Bell Professor of History, Harvard University
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Professor of Judaic and Near Eastern Studies, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
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Murray Friedman Chair of American Jewish History, Temple University
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Professor of History and African American Studies, Georgetown University
Michael Cohen
Stuart and Suzanne Grant Professor in the American Jewish Experience, Tulane University
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Associate Professor of History, Georgia State
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Paul and Sylvia Steinberg Professor of American Jewish History, New York University
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Associate Professor of History, University of California at Davis
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Professor of History and Jewish Studies, University of Delaware
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D’Arbeloff Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
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Russell and Bettina Knapp Associate Professor of American Jewish History, Columbia University
Eli Lederhendler speaking
Stephen S. Wise Professor of American Jewish History and Institutions, Hebrew University Jerusalem
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Associate Professor in Historical Studies, University of Cape Town
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Co-Director of the Global History of Capitalism Project, Oxford University
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William Lee Frost Professor of Jewish History, Harvard University
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Professor Emerita of American Studies, University of Minnesota
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Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies and Religion, Oberlin College
Jessica Roitman
Professor of Jewish Studies, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Francesca Trivellato, American Jewish Economic Working Group at Tulane University
Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Early Modern European History, Institute for Advanced Study
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Professor of Sociology and Asian American Studies, University of California Los Angeles