• Profile:

    Sandra Fox is a PhD candidate in History and Hebrew Judaic Studies at New York University, with a focus on American Jewish history. Her dissertation centers on American Jewish youth in the postwar period, and their engagements with Jewish national ideologies and language in residential summer camps and year-round youth movements. Her general research interests involve the history of youth and children in America, historical and contemporary Yiddishism, and the global 1960s. 

    Degrees Held:

    BA, Eugene Lang College, The New School for Liberal Arts

    PhD (in progress), History and Hebrew Judaic Studies, New York University


    Professional Affiliations:

    Association for Jewish Studies, American Historical Association, Association for Israel Studies

    Research Interests:

    American Jewish History, Yiddish and Yiddishism, 20th Century American History, History of Youth and Childhood

    Awards And Honors:

    The Ruderman Program for American Jewish Studies at Haifa University - Fellow, 2015

    The Taub Center for Israel Studies - Doctoral Fellowship, 2012-Present

    YIVO Institute for Jewish Research - Uriel Weinreich Program in Yiddish Language, Literature, and Culture Scholarship, 2014

    Current Courses:

    Jewish History