History professor Lisa Leff’s new book profiles controversial World War II Jewish historian.…
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PhD University of Chicago, 2000
MA, University of Chicago, 1993
BA, Oberlin College, 1991
American Historical Association
Association for Jewish Studies
Society for French Historical Studies
Sacred Bonds of Solidarity: The Rise of Jewish Internationalism in Nineteenth-Century France (Stanford University Press, 2006).
L’Histoire des juifs de France vue des Etats-Unis,” Archives Juives (forthcoming, October 2009)
“The Impact of the Napoleonic Sanhedrin on French Colonial Policy in Algeria.” CCAR Journal (Winter 2007): 35-54.
“Jews, Liberals, and the Civilizing Mission in Nineteenth-Century France.” Historical Reflections/Réflexions historiques 32, 1 (Spring 2006): 105-28.
Guest Co-Editor, “Jewish Racial Self-Fashioning in Comparative Perspective.” Special issue of Jewish History, vol. 19, no. 1 (January 2005).
“Self-Definition and Self-Defense: Jewish Racial Identity in Nineteenth-Century France.” Jewish History vol. 19, no. 1 (January 2005): 7-28.
“’Jewish Solidarity’ in Nineteenth-Century France: The Evolution of a Concept.” The Journal of Modern History 74 (March 2002): 33-61.
Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture Fellowship (2009-10)
Davis Fellowship, Marcus Center, American Jewish Archives (2009)
Visiting Scholar, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University (2008-09)
Fellow, University of Chicago Research Center, Paris (2008)
Fellow, Columbia University Institute for Scholars at Reid Hall, Paris (2007)
Southwestern University Teaching Award (2007)
Brown Fellowship, Southwestern University (2003-04)
Southwestern University Young Investigator Award (for Outstanding Junior Faculty Researcher) (2003)
Bernadotte E. Schmitt Fellowship, American Historical Association (2001)
Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship (1998-99)
University of Chicago Overseas Research Fellowship (1998)
Bourse Chateaubriand for dissertation research in France (1996-97)