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Allison Schachter

Professor of Jewish Studies, English, and Russian and East European Studies
Director, Jewish Studies Program

Allison Schachter specializes in modern Jewish literature and culture, with allied interests in modernism, transnationalism, and diaspora studies.  Her research focuses on Jewsih writers' responses to the historical transformations of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, such as the rise of nationalism, the forces of secularization, and the upheaval of traditional gender roles.