Pamela S. Nadell
Pamela S. Nadell is professor of history and director of the Jewish Studies program at American University. She holds a Ph.D. from Ohio State University. Her book Women Who Would Be Rabbis: A History of Women’s Ordination, 1889–1985 was a finalist for a National Jewish Book Award and a main selection of the Jewish Book Club. Her most recent books are Women and American Judaism: Historical Perspectives, co-edited with Jonathan D. Sarna, and American Jewish Women’s History: A Reader.