Todd Endelman holds undergraduate degrees from both the University of California, Berkeley and Hebrew Union College, Los Angeles. He went on to earn both a M.A. and PhD from Harvard University. He has served as Professor of Jewish History and Jewish Studies at Yeshiva University, and Indiana University. Currently, Dr. Endelman teaches at the University of Michigan, where he is the William Haber Professor of Modem Jewish History and the Director of the Jean and Samuel Frankel Center for Judaic Studies. 

Much of Dr. Endelman's scholarship deals with historical perspectives of assimilation focusing on the Jews of England. He has published an extensive list of articles in such journals as: Modern Judaism, The Leo Baeck Institute Yearbook, and
History/Hjstoriya Yehudit. His books include The Jews of Georgian England, 1714-J 830· Tradition and Change in a Liberal Society, Jewish Apostasy in the Modem World, and Radical Assimilation in English Jewish History 1656-1945, as well as the forthcoming publications, A History of the Jews in Britain from the Resettlement to the Present and Leaving the Jewish Fold: Comparative Historical Perspectives.

Location: 407 Levis Faculty Center

Date: 11/30/1994, 8 pm