Meet our new faculty: Ethan Katz, history and Jewish studies

Ethan KatzName: Ethan Katz
Disciplines: History and Jewish studies
Degrees: B.A., Amherst College, 2002; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2005 and 2009
Research interests: Modern Jewish history and the history of France and its empire, including the history of Jewish-Muslim relations in the Mediterranean; the history of belonging and exclusion in modern France; the nexus of secular and religious thought and practice in modern Jewish life; Jews in colonial history; and Holocaust studies.
Other interests: Music, running and teaching and volunteering in the local Jewish community.

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