American Jewish Historian
Tulane university



Global Reach

Professor Cohen lectures widely throughout the country and across the globe, and he has spoken in London, Sydney, Adelaide, Auckland, Cape Town, New York, Philadelphia, New Orleans, Charleston, Portland (ME), Barcelona, Tokyo, and Jerusalem, and other cities across the country and the globe. 

Breadth of Topics

Professor Cohen lectures on a wide range of topics relating to American Jewish history.  He can speak broadly about the American Jewish experience, he also lectures about his books, Cotton Capitalism: American Jewish Entrepreneurship in the Reconstruction Era (New York University Press), and The Birth of Conservative Judaism: Solomon Schechter's Disciples and the Emergence of an American Religious Movement (Columbia University Press).  Professor Cohen also speaks about specific topics, such as youth and cultural change, identity, religious life, economic life, and Southern Jewish life, and on a range of other topics.  Please fill out the form below, indicating potential topics and dates.


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