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2018-19 Graduate Student Summer Funding Recipients

2018-19 Graduate Student Summer Funding Recipients Posted on May 14, 2019


Congratulations Graduate Student Summer Funding Recipients

The American Academy for Jewish Research is pleased to announce the winners of its grants for graduate student summer research funding.

AAJR provides stipends for up to $4,000 to promising graduate students in any field of Jewish Studies at a North American university who have submitted their prospectus and have a demonstrated need to travel to archival, library, or manuscript collections or for ethnographic research.

Ariel Paige Cohen, University of Virginia
Displaying Art and Exhibiting Philanthropy: Jews, Gender, and Museums in the United States, 1888 – 1958

Andrew Fogel, Purdue University
Comics and the Politics of Jewish Identity in America, 1938-1955

Maxwell Ezra Greenberg, University of California, Los Angeles
The Borderlands of Jewishness in Tijuana, Mexico (20th Century)

Max Lazar, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Jerusalem on the Main: Jewish Integration in Frankfurt, 1914-1938

Tamar Menashe, Columbia University
Jews in Cross-Confessional Legal Cultures in Germany, 1495-1700

Chaya R. Nove, Graduate Center at City University of New York
Phonetic Contrast in Hasidic Yiddish Peripheral Vowels

Benjamin Steiner, Brandeis University
The Ketubah Rendered in English: Jewish Women and Jewish Acculturation in Anglo-American Society

The American Academy for Jewish Research ( is the oldest professional organization of Judaica scholars in North America. Composed of the field’s most eminent and senior scholars, it is committed to professional service through this initiative and others, including the Salo Baron Prize for the best first book in Jewish Studies, funding for collaborative special initiatives, and workshops for graduate students and early career scholars.