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Recent Dissertations
Antar, Simone (Ph.D. 2011, University of Hartford) Working with Orthodox Jewish Gay Males: Guidelines for Assessment and Treatment Planning

Adviser: John Mehm

Brenner, Nurete L. (Ph.D. 2011, Case Western Reserve University)The Field beyond Wrongdoing and Rightdoing: A Study of Arab-Jewish Grassroots Dialogue Groups in the United States

Adviser: David A. Kolb

Carlson, James W. (Ph.D. 2011, Fuller Theological Seminary, School of Psychology) The Curse of the Law and Its Promise of Life: The Interpretation and Juxtaposition of Deuteronomy 27.26 and Leviticus 18.5 in Judaism and in Paul

Adviser: Seyoon Kim

Claussen, Geoffrey David (Ph.D. 2011, Jewish Theological Seminary of America) Rabbi Simḥah Zissel Ziv: The Moral Vision of a 19th Century Musar Master

Adviser: Alan Mittleman

Craig, Michelle Huntingford (Ph.D. 2011, University of California, Los Angeles) Secure Space: The Mellah of Fez, Morocco

Adviser: Steven D. Nelson

Fisher, Benjamin (Ph.D. 2011, University of Pennsylvania) The Centering of the Bible in Seventeenth-Century Amsterdam: Jewish Religion, Culture, and Scholarship

Adviser: David B. Ruderman

Fishkin, Dana W. (Ph.D. 2011, New York University) Situating Hell and Heaven: Immanuel of Rome’s “Mahberet ha-tophet v’ha-eden”

Adviser: Robert Chazan [End Page e1]

Fried, Tzachi (Ph.D. 2011, St. John’s University, New York) Thy Rod and Thy Staff, They Comfort Me: Religious Coping Responses to Everyday Stressors among Orthodox Jews

Adviser: Jeffrey Nevid

Gelbwasser, Kimberly (D.M.A. 2011, University of Cincinnati) “To Be an American”: How Irving Berlin Assimilated Jewishness and Blackness in his Early Songs

Adviser: Steven Cahn

Gorshein, David Meron (Ph.D. 2011, University of California, Los Angeles) Bursting the Bubble: Queer Performances in the Jewish Diaspora

Adviser: Sue-Ellen Case

Grey, Matthew J. (Ph.D. 2011, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) Jewish Priests and the Social History of Post-70 Palestine

Adviser: Jodi Magness

Guzzetti-Saposnik, Sara (Ph.D. 2011, University of Wisconsin) Rebecca and Herodias: The Image of the Jewish Woman in Three Italian Novels between Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Adviser: Ernesto Livorni

Hall, Brian J. (Ph.D. 2011, Kent State University) The Temporal Relationship between Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms and Post-traumatic Growth among Israeli Jews and Arabs: A Longitudinal Cross-Lagged Panel Analysis

Advisers: Joel Hughes; Stevan Hobfoll

Held, Shai (Ph.D. 2011, Harvard University) Reciprocity and Responsiveness: Self-Transcendence and the Dynamics of Covenant in the Theology and Spirituality of Abraham Joshua Heschel

Adviser: Jon D. Levenson

Hofer, Nathan C. (Ph.D. 2011, Emory University) Sufism, State, and Society in Ayyubid and Early Mamluk Egypt, 1173–1309

Adviser: David R. Blumenthal [End Page e2]

Jackson, Ilana (Psy.D. 2011, Roosevelt University) Social Pressure, Marital Expectancy, and Family Formation Values in the Pursuit of Marriage: A Study of Psychological Distress in Modern Orthodox Jewish Women

Adviser: Steven Kvaal

Jones, Ashley Elizabeth (Ph.D. 2011, Yale University) “Lord, Protect the Wearer”: Late Antique Numismatic Jewelry and the Image of the Emperor as Talismanic Device

Adviser: Diana E. E. Kleiner

Koffman, David S. (Ph.D. 2011, New York University) The Jews’ Indian: Native Americans in the Jewish Imagination and Experience, 1850–1950

Adviser: Hasia R. Diner

Kugele, Jens (Ph.D. 2011, Georgetown University) Kafkas Heimat-Topographien: Nation, Religion, Kultur und Schrift

Adviser: Friederike Eigler

Liu, Lisa M. (Psy.D. 2011, Fuller Theological Seminary), Religion and Suicidality: A Review

Adviser: Mari L. Clements

Loeb, Jacqueline A. (Ph.D. 2011 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey) Between Symptom and Symbol: Freud, Psychoanalysis, and the Jewish Mystical Text

Adviser: Jerry Aline Flieger

Mann, Deborah J. (Ph.D. 2011, Hofstra University) The Relationship between Well-Being and the Pressure to Date and Marry among Modern Orthodox Jews

Adviser: Sarah A. Novack

McCurties, Elise (Ph.D. 2011, Michigan State University) Red Roots, Radical Fruit: Children of the Old Left in the Civil Rights Movement and the New Left

Adviser: Kirsten Fermaglich [End Page...