Rabbi Susan Einbinder, Ph.D. Receives
Prestigious Scholarships to pursue research for future publications
Dr. Susan Einbinder, Professor of Medieval and
Modern Hebrew Literature at HUC-JIR/Cincinnati, recently received
two prestigious fellowships, which will allow her to pursue research
for future publications. The first is a fellowship for the fall
semester of 2004 at the Institute of Advanced Studies, School of
Historical Studies, located in Princeton, New Jersey. The second
is a grant from the American Philosophical Society in Philadelphia.
Dr. Einbinder was ordained at HUC-JIR in 1983 and received her
Ph.D. in English and comparative literature from Columbia University
in 1991. In 2002, she published Beautiful Death: Jewish Poetry and
Martyrdom in Medieval France. Her current research focuses on the
study of medieval literature of Jewish martyrdom.
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