Adjunct Professor, The Making of Modern Society, Fall 2020
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Cooper Union
Adjunct Professor, Behind the Golden Door: U.S. Immigration, 1875-Present, Fall 2020
Department of Social Sciences, Schools of Public Engagement, The New School.
Invited to teach; class cancelled due to low enrollment across the university because of Covid-19.
Adjunct Professor, Jewish History, Spring 2020
Department of History, Eugene Lang College, The New School
Graduate Adjunct Instructor, CORE: Antiquities and the Enlightenment, Fall 2019
Graduate Adjunct Instructor, Cultures and Contexts: Russia Between East and West, 2018
Graduate Assistant Adjunct Instructor, Modern Jewish History, 2018
Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies, New York University
“Covid-19 Through the Lens of Disability.” Organization of American Historians Annual Meeting—Conference on American History, Chicago, Illinois. April 15-18, 2021.
“Likely to Become a Public Charge: Disability and American Jewish Immigration.” Association for Jewish Studies, 52nd Annual Conference. December 13-17, 2020.
“Disabling Legislation, Enabling Citizens: American Jews and the Public Charge Provision in U.S. Immigration Policy.” American Historical Association Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, January 7-10, 2021. Invited oral presentation; Unable to deliver, as conference was cancelled due to Coronavirus pandemic.
“Defining ‘Defect’: Max Kohler and the Public Charge Provision in United States Immigration Policy.” American Jewish Historical Society Scholar’s Conference, New York, New York. June 21-21, 2020.
“Disability in U.S. History: Integrating Disability History.” Organization of American Historians Annual Meeting—Conference on American History, Washington, D.C. April 2-5, 2020. Invited oral presentation; Unable to deliver, as conference was cancelled due to Coronavirus pandemic.
“Engendering Entry: Cecilia Razovsky’s What Every Emigrant Should Know and Jewish Immigration to the United States.” Association for Jewish Studies 51st Annual Conference, San Diego, California. December 15-17, 2019.
“Imagined Wealth, Apparent Poverty: American Jews and the Public Charge Provision in United States Immigration Policy.” Jews, Money, Myth International Workshop, Birkbeck, University of London. June 17, 2019.
“Selecting American Citizens: American Jewish Women, Immigration Policy, and Healthcare.” The Scholar-Activist: Opportunities, Challenges, and Frameworks for Pursuing Social Justice, Jewish Music Forum, CUNY Graduate Center. April 1, 2019.
“The Personal is Political: Lillian Wald’s Public Health and Margaret Sanger’s Birth Control Movements in the United States.” Uses and Abuses of History in the Trump Era Conference, Rochester Institute of Technology. March 28-29, 2019.
November 2017. “A Historian Fights to Protect Healthcare in Trump’s America,” The Activist History Review: https://activisthistory.com/2017/11/08/a-historian-fights-to-protect-healthcare-in-trumps-america/
October 2017. “Review: Hitler’s American Model,” The Activist History Review: https://activisthistory.com/2017/10/25/review-hitlers-american-model/
July 2016. “See the ‘Merchant of Venice:’ Go Jewish and Black, in 1870s D.C.,” Jewniverse: http://thejewniverse.com/2016/see-the-merchant-of-venice-go-jewish-and-black-in-1870s-d-c/
June 2016. “How Online (((Jews))) Are Standing Up to Bigotry with Parentheses,” Jewniverse: http://thejewniverse.com/2016/how-online-jews-are-standing-up-to-bigotry-with-parentheses/
April 2016. “Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Summer Cameo in ‘The Merchant of Venice,” Jewniverse: http://thejewniverse.com/2016/ruth-bader-ginsburgs-summer-cameo-in-the-merchant-of-venice/.
April 2016. “Uncle Tom’s Cabin in Yiddish, with Jewish Slaves,” Jewniverse: http://thejewniverse.com/2016/uncle-toms-cabin-in-yiddish-with-jewish-slaves/.
February 2016 “The Premier Ladies’ Magazine for the 19th-Century American Jewess,” Jewniverse: http://thejewniverse.com/2016/the-premier-ladies-magazine-for-the-19th-century-american-jewess/.
Editor and Research Assistant, 2020
Prof. Hasia Diner
New York University
Research Assistant, 2019-2020
Prof. Michael Cohen
Research Assistant, 2018-2019
Judah Bernstein, PhD, and Professor Noam Pianko, University of Washington
Research Assistant, 2010-2012
Sarah Lawrence College
Professor William Shullenberger
Fellowships and Awards
The Rose and Isidore Drench Memorial Fellowship and the Dora and Mayer Tendler Endowed Fellowship in Jewish Studies, Fellowship in American Jewish Studies, YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, 2020-2021
Feinstein Center for American Jewish History Summer Fellowship, Temple University, 2020
Immigration and Ethnic History Society Travel Grant, 2020
Mellon Foundation Graduate Student Travel Grant, Organization of American Historians, 2020
Bertha V. Corets Memorial Fellowship, American Jewish Archives, 2019-2020
New York University Student Government Assembly Conference Fund Grant, 2019
Women’s Caucus Travel Grant, Association for Jewish Studies, 2019
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Student Travel Grant, New York University, 2019
Center for Jewish History Travel Grant, Association for Jewish Studies, 2019
New York University and Birkbeck, University of London Fund, 2019
Global Research Institute Fellowship, New York University, 2019
Henry M. MacCracken Fellowship, New York University, 2013
Elizabeth Welt Trahan Scholarship, Sarah Lawrence College, 2011