Hasia Diner

Hasia Diner is Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies at New York University; Paul S. and Sylvia Steinberg Professor of American Jewish History; Director of the Goldstein-Goren Center for American Jewish History; and Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of History. Diner’s work is located at the intersection of American and Jewish history and focuses on the mutual impact of America and the Jews. Her publications include Her Works Praise Her: A History of Jewish Women in America from Colonial Times to the Present (Basic Books, 2002) and The Jews of the United States, 1654 to 2000 (University of California Press, 2004). Diner is also a scholar of Irish American women and the author of Erin’s Daughters in America: Irish Immigrant Women in the Nineteenth Century (John Hopkins University Press, 1983). Her most recent book examines peddling as a global Jewish immigration strategy in the modern period.

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