Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia


Debra Renee Kaufman

Debra Renee Kaufman, Matthews Distinguished Professor and Professor of Sociology at Northeastern University, is the founder and former director of both the Women’s Studies Program and the Jewish Studies Program at Northeastern. She has written widely in the areas of the family, feminist methodology and theory, gender roles, women’s studies and contemporary Jewish identity in the United States. She was the special sections editor for Contemporary Jewry: Women and the Holocaust and the general editor of The Media, The Academy and the Law: Assessing the Truth from the Protocols of Zion to Holocaust Denial. Her books include Achievement and Women: Challenging the Assumptions and Rachel’s Daughters: Newly Orthodox Jewish Women.

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