Rachel Gordan

Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow in Religious Studies and Jewish Studies                    (Ph.D. Harvard University)
Office: Crowe 4-145
Phone: 847-491-3080
E-mail: rachel.gordan@northwestern.edu

Rachel Gordan is a postdoctoral fellow in American Jewish Religion and Culture. Rachel received her BA from Yale, and recently completed her PhD in Religion at Harvard, where she wrote a dissertation entitled, "Post-WWII American Judaism: How Judaism Became an American Religion." While at Northwestern, Rachel will be teaching courses on American Judaism and culture and revising her dissertation into a book.

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Rabbis at the Inauguration

I Am Forbidden and Unorthodox book review in Lilith

Herman Wouk, November 2012 article in The Forward

2012 Tablet Article

Upcoming Events

Yona Wallach. Deconstructed through Film.
Tuesday, May 316:30 PM

“The Renegade Jew Who Gave Us Modernity” Rebecca Newberger Goldstein
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