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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 at Tulane University
Sven Beckert

Laird Bell Professor of History, Harvard University

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Aviva Ben-Ur

Professor of Judaic and Near Eastern Studies, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

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Lila Corwin Berman

Murray Friedman Chair of American Jewish History, Temple University

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Marcia Chatelain

Professor of History and African American Studies, Georgetown University

Michael Cohen
Michael R Cohen

Stuart and Suzanne Grant Professor in the American Jewish Experience, Tulane University

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Marni Davis

Associate Professor of History, Georgia State

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Hasia Diner

Paul and Sylvia Steinberg Professor of American Jewish History, New York University

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Ellen Hartigan-O’Connor

Associate Professor of History, University of California at Davis

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Roger Horowitz
Director of the Center for the History of Business, Technology, and Society, Hagley Museum and Library

Professor of History and Jewish Studies, University of Delaware

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William Kerr

D’Arbeloff Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School

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Rebecca Kobrin

Russell and Bettina Knapp Associate Professor of American Jewish History, Columbia University

Eli Lederhendler speaking
Eli Lederhendler

Stephen S. Wise Professor of American Jewish History and Institutions, Hebrew University Jerusalem

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Adam Mendelsohn

Associate Professor in Historical Studies, University of Cape Town

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Rowena Olegario

Co-Director of the Global History of Capitalism Project, Oxford University

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Derek Penslar

William Lee Frost Professor of Jewish History, Harvard University

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Riv-Ellen Prell

Professor Emerita of American Studies, University of Minnesota

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Shari Rabin

Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies and Religion, Oberlin College

Jessica Roitman
Jessica Roitman

Professor of Jewish Studies, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

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Min Zhou

Professor of Sociology and Asian American Studies, University of California Los Angeles