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Bernard Cooperman

Associate Professor
2130 Taliaferro Hall
College Park, MD 20742
Work Phone: 
301 405 4271
Expert Credentials: 

Professor Cooperman has edited two volumes of essays, co-authored a book on the Ghetto of Venice, translated and contributed an Afterword to Jacob Katz' Tradition and Crisis, and written two books which will be published soon.

In addition he has written some eleven articles. He has organized numerous professional conferences and consults frequently with museums and libraries for exhibits in his field. He has been a Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Studies at Hebrew University, Jerusalem, has been a Lilly Fellow (1994-95), and has served as Director of the Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Studies 1991-1997.

Area of Expertise: 

Judaism, Israel, Antisemitism, college-level teaching, Jewish History, early modern history, urban history. Current research: The development of communal institutions and political thought among Jews in Early Modern Italy.

PhD History Harvard University