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Alouf, Hilla Nava (Ph.D. 2017, New York University) "Halokh ve-daber": Elijah the Prophet as a Bearer of Wisdom in Rabbinic Literature Adviser: Lawrence H. Schiffman
Burrus, Sean P. (Ph.D. 2017, Duke University) Remembering the Righteous: Sarcophagus Sculpture and Jewish Patrons in the Roman World Advisers: Eric M. Meyers; Mary T. Boatwright
Cohen, Madeleine Atkins (Ph.D. 2016, University of California, Berkeley) Here and Now: The Modernist Poetics of Do'ikayt Adviser: Chana Kronfeld
Dale, Gordon A. (Ph.D. 2017, City University of New York) Music in Haredi Jewish Life: Liquid Modernity and the Negotiation of Boundaries in Greater New York Adviser: Jane C. Sugarman
Dougherty, Matthew william (Ph.D. 2017, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) Land of the Jewish Indians: How the Hebrew Bible Made Race and Territory in the Early United States Adviser: Laurie F. Maffly-Kipp
Downing, Jamie L. (Ph.D. 2017, University of Nebraska) "Whatever We May Be We May Be, but Jews Are What We Are": Jewish Rhetoric and the Construction of Great Plains and Upper Midwestern Jewish Communities Adviser: Ronald E. Lee
Falk, Brooke (Ph.D. 2017, Rutgers, State University of New Jersey) Assaults on the Faith: Imagining Jews and Creating Christians in the Late Middle Ages Adviser: Laura Weigert
Galoob, Robert Paul (Ph.D. 2017, Graduate Theological Union) Post Hoc Propter Hoc: The Impact of Martyrdom on the Development of Hasidut Ashkenaz Adviser: Deena Aranoff
Geiger, Stephen H. (Ph.D. 2017, University of Wisconsin, Madison) The Conquered Conquers: The Art of Exile in Josephus Adviser: Jeffrey Beneker
Glass, Jordan (Ph.D. 2017, Fordham University) Language and Education: Emmanuel Levinas on Learning Ethical Engagement Adviser: Christina M. Gschwandtner
Halpern, Stefanie (Ph.D. 2017, Jewish Theological Seminary of America) Crossing Over: From the Yiddish Rialto to the American Stage Adviser: Edna Nahshon
Jampol, Noah Simon (Ph.D. 2017, Catholic University of America) Science Fiction as Ethical Response to the Holocaust: Philip Roth and Jewish American Fiction Adviser: Ernest Suarez
Kanengisser, Dubi (Ph.D. 2016, University of Toronto) Democracy, Identity, and Security in Israel's Ethnic Democracy: The Ideational Underpinnings of Institutional Change Adviser: Paul Kingston
Kirzane, Jessica (Ph.D. 2017, Columbia University) The Melting Plot: Interethnic Romance in Jewish American Fiction in the Early Twentieth Century Adviser: Jeremy A. Dauber
Kremnitzer, Yuval (Ph.D. 2017, Columbia University) How to Believe in Nothing: Moses Mendelssohn's Subjectivity and the Empty Core of Tradition Adviser: Dan Miron JQR 108.3 (2018)
Kushkova, Anna (Ph.D. 2017, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) Navigating the Planned Economy: Accommodation and Survival in Moscow's Post-war "Soviet Jewish Pale" Adviser: Marcie Ferris
Lacoste, Nathalie (Ph.D. 2016, University of Toronto) Waters of the Exodus: Jewish Experiences with Water in Ptolemaic and Roman Egypt Adviser: Judith H. Newman
Lafitaga, Elekosi F. (Ph.D. 2017, Graduate Theological Union) Apocalyptic, Here and Now: The Book of Dreams (1 En 83–90) and the Rhetoric of Apocalyptic Discourse in the Gospel of Matthew Adviser: Eugene Eung-Chu Park
Lee, Michael Adam (Ph.D. 2017, University of Colorado, Boulder) The Politics of Antisemitism in Denver, Colorado, 1898–1984 Advisers: Thomas G. Andrews; Thomas W. Zeiler
Levin, S Arah Frances (Ph.D. 2017, University of California, Berkeley) Narrative Remembrance: Close Encounters between Muslims and Jews in Morocco's Atlas Mountains Advisers: Chana Kronfeld; Charles L. Briggs
Parshall, Josh (Ph.D. 2017, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) Yiddish Politics in Southern States: The Southern District of the Arbeter Ring, 1908–1949 Adviser: Marcie Ferri
Pickut, William Douglas (Ph.D. 2017, University of Chicago) Literary Genres in Poetic Texts from the Dead Sea Scrolls Advisers: Dennis G. Pardee; Norman Golb
Polansky, C Laire (Ph.D. 2017, California Institute of Integral Studies) An Exploration of the Jewish-Israeli and Palestinian Relationship to the Land of Israel and Friedrich Nietzsche's Influence on the Development of Zionism: Toward a Revaluation...


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