Susan L. Tananbaum is associate professor of history at Bowdoin College. Tananbaum received her B.A. from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut and her Ph.D. from Brandeis University. Her research focuses on the acculturation of women and children in London’s Jewish immigrant community and religiously-sponsored care of Jewish and Christian orphans from the mid-nineteenth to the early twentieth centuries in Britain. She is a co-editor (with Michael Berkowitzand Sam Bloom) of Forging Modern Jewish Identities: Public Faces and Private Struggles (2003).