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New York University - Ph.D. in History, 1994
- M.A. in History, 1985
- Certificate in Archival Management, 1986.
Oberlin College - A.B. in Government, l979.
Co-author (with Annie Polland), The Emerging Metropolis: New York Jews in the Era of Immigration, 1840-1920 (New York:New York University press, 2012)
Co-editor and co-translator (with Jocelyn Cohen), “My Future Is in America”:
Autobiographies of East European Jewish Immigrants (New York: New York University
Press, 2006), with introduction.
Editor, A Coat of Many Colors: Immigration, Globalism, and Reform in the New York
City Garment Industry (New York: Fordham University Press, 2005), with introduction.
Jewish Immigrant Associations and American Identity in New York, 1880-1939.
(Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1997; paperback: Detroit: Wayne State
University Press, 2001).
*Co-winner, 1999 Saul Viener Book Prize of the American Jewish Historical
Society for best book in American Jewish history in previous two years.
*Winner, Thomas J. Wilson Prize of Harvard University Press for best first-book
manuscript accepted in 1995.
Contributing editor and translator, Jewish Workers in the Modern Diaspora, Nancy
Green, et al., eds. (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998).
Numerous book chapters and articles in such journals as Journal of American Ethnic History, American Jewish History, Jewish Social Studies, Religion in American Culture, Labor History, American Communist History.
Advised a variety of film and exhibition projects at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum , WNET-TV, the Museum of the City of New York , and elsewhere, and is a member of the academic council of the American Jewish Historical Society.