• Profile:

    Sandra Fox is an American Jewish historian. She is currently a postdoctoral research fellow at Ben Gurion University. She received her doctorate in History and Hebrew Judaic Studies from New York University in May 2018. Her research considers the lived experience and intergenerational negotiation in Zionist, Yiddishist, and denominational summer camps in the American postwar period. Sandra is also the founder and executive producer of  Vaybertaytsh: A Feminist Podcast in Yiddish, and serves on the editorial board of In geveb: A Journal of Yiddish Studies.     

    Degrees Held:

    PhD, History and Hebrew Judaic Studies, New York University, recieved May 2018

    BA, History and Politics, The New School University, Eugene Lang College, recieved May 2011 


    Professional Affiliations:

    Association for Jewish Studies, American Jewish Historical Society, Society for the History of Children and Youth

    Recent Publications:

    See website.

    Research Interests:

    American Jewish History, Yiddish Studies, History of Youth and Childhood

    Awards And Honors:

    2017-2018 - Association for Jewish Studies Dissertation Completion Fellowship
    2016-2017 - The Jacob Rader Marcus American Jewish Archives Rabbi Ferdinand Isserman Memorial Fellowship
    2016 - The Pearlstine/Lipov Center for Southern Jewish Culture (College of Charleston) Research Fellowship
    2016, 2017 - NYU Graduate Research Initiative in Tel Aviv, Israel Fellowship
    2015 - The Ruderman Program for American Jewish Studies at Haifa University Fellowship
    2015-2018  - Goldstein-Goren Center for American Jewish History Doctoral Fellowship at NYU
    2012-2015 - The Taub Center for Israel Studies NYU Doctoral Fellowship
    2014-2016 - Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies at NYU Summer Language Grants
    2014 - YIVO Institute for Jewish Research Uriel Weinreich Program in Yiddish Language, Literature, and Culture Scholarship
    2013  - The Taub Center for Israel Studies Research Grant

    Current Courses:

    Jewish History (Spring 2019)