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Michael Berkowitz

Professor of Modern Jewish History

Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies


Expertise: Modern Jewish History, the Holocaust, the History of Photography and

I’ve studied the impact of new forms of politics on Jews, among themselves and their surrounding societies, and the opportunities available to Jews in changing historical circumstances.

Michael Berkowitz

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I was born in Rochester, New York. I have studied at Hobart College and the University of Wisconsin with support from generous scholarships. Before joining UCL, I taught at Ohio State University and, briefly, the University of Chicago.

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