Harvey M. Meyerhoff Professor of Modern Jewish History
University of Maryland
Marsha L. Rozenblit is the Harvey M. Meyerhoff Professor of Modern Jewish History at the University of Maryland, College Park, where she has been on the faculty since 1978. She is the author of two books: The Jews of Vienna, 1867-1914: Assimilation and Identity (State University of New York Press, 1983) and Reconstructing a National Identity: The Jews of Habsburg Austria during World War I (Oxford University Press, 2001). She has also co-edited two books: Constructing Nationalities in East Central Europe (Berghahn Books, 2005) and World War I and the Jews: Conflict and Transformation in Europe, The Middle East, and America (Berghahn Books, 2017), and she has published over 35 scholarly articles on topics as the failure of religious reform in nineteenth century Vienna, courtship and marriage in 20th century Vienna, and German-Jewish schools in Habsburg Moravia. She is currently working on a study of Jews from Austria and Czechoslovakia who fled Nazi persecution between 1938 and 1941 and tried to create new homes in Great Britain, British Mandate Palestine, and the United States.
The Jews of Vienna, 1867-1914: Assimilation and Identity (State University of New York Press, 1983)
Reconstructing a National Identity: The Jews of Habsburg Austria during World War I (Oxford University Press, 2001)
“Jews, German Culture, and the Dilemma of National Identity: The Case of Moravia, 1848-1938,” Jewish Social Studies, n.s. 20, #1 (Fall 2013): 77-120.
“Creating Jewish Space: German-Jewish Schools in Moravia,” Austrian History Yearbook 44 (2013): 108-147.
“The Struggle over Religious Reform in Nineteenth-Century Vienna,” AJS [Association for Jewish Studies] Review 14, #2 (1989), pp. 179-221.
“Choosing a Synagogue: The Social Composition of Two German Congregations in Nineteenth-Century Baltimore,” The American Synagogue: A Sanctuary Transformed, edited by Jack Wertheimer (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1987), pp. 327-362.