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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
Presenter
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
Presenter
Murray Friedman Chair of American Jewish History, Temple University
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Marcia Chatelain
Presenter
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
Presenter
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
Presenter
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
Presenter
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