Golan Moskowitz, Department of Jewish Studies, Tulane University School of Liberal Arts

Golan Moskowitz

Assistant Professor, Department of Jewish Studies
Catherine and Henry J. Gaisman Faculty Fellow
Jewish Studies Bldg., 7031 Freret Street, Room 211


Golan Moskowitz, Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies, is a literary scholar, cultural historian, and visual artist. He completed his graduate studies at Brandeis University, where he earned a PhD in Near Eastern & Judaic Studies and a joint MA in Jewish Studies and Women's & Gender Studies. Holding a BA in Art from Vassar College, Dr. Moskowitz also applies visual studies and creative modes of inquiry to his scholarship and teaching. Golan has worked as a research consultant and editor for the Anti-Defamation League, he served as Assistant to the Executive Director of the Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry, and he has published on gendered and queer approaches to the study of post-Holocaust family and memory. His book Wild Visionary: Maurice Sendak in Queer Jewish Context (Stanford University Press, 2020) situates Sendak's life and work within discourses of queer and Jewish studies and their intersections. Golan’s work has been supported by a number of organizations, including the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture, the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute, and YIVO. Before joining the Jewish Studies faculty at Tulane, Golan was the Ray D. Wolfe Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Toronto.