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Linda J. Borish

Linda J. Borish is an Associate Professor of History and Women's Studies Program, Department of History, Western Michigan University. Borish earned a Ph.D. in American Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park. Her research focuses on American women’s sport and health history and American Jewish women’s history. Borish’s publications include chapters in With God on their Side: Sport in the Service of Religion; Sport and Physical Education in Jewish History, Selected Papers from an International Seminar Held on the Occasion of the Sixteenth Maccabiah; Sports and the American Jew, and scholarly articles in American Jewish History, Journal of Sport History and International Journal of the History of Sport. Borish has received fellowships and research awards from The Hadassah-Brandeis Institute, the American Jewish Historical Society, American Jewish Archives and Southern Jewish Historical Society.

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