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.
BA, Eugene Lang College, The New School for Liberal Arts
PhD (in progress), History and Hebrew Judaic Studies, New York University
Association for Jewish Studies, American Historical Association, Association for Israel Studies
American Jewish History, Yiddish and Yiddishism, 20th Century American History, History of Youth and Childhood
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