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American University
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Jews, Judaism, U.S., America, women
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About Me

Pamela Nadell is the author of America’s Jewish Women: A History from Colonial Times to Today, published in 2019 by W.W. Norton. A professor and Patrick Clendenen Chair in Women’s and Gender History at American University in Washington, DC, she is a recipient of the university’s highest faculty award, Scholar/Teacher of the Year. Her other books include Women Who Would be Rabbis: A History of Women’s Ordination, 1889-1985, a finalist for a National Jewish Book Award. Past president of the Association for Jewish Studies, she has also received the American Jewish Historical Society’s Lee Max Friedman Award for distinguished service to the profession.   Her consulting work for museums includes the National Museum of American Jewish History and the Library of Congress.

Recent Publications

America’s Jewish Women: A History from Colonial Times to Today.  W.W. Norton, 2019

Feminism, American Style: Jewish Women and the Making of a Revolution. University of Haifa Ruderman Program in American Jewish Studies, 2017.  In English and Hebrew.

Media Coverage
Country Focus
United States
Expertise by Geography
Expertise by Chronology
Expertise by Topic
Gender, Holocaust & Nazi Persecution, Religion