Hannah Zaves-Greene

Hannah Zaves-Greene is a doctoral candidate in American Jewish history at New York University’s Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies, where she specializes in immigration, gender, legal and political history, and disability studies. She currently holds an Association for Jewish Studies fellowship to support the completion of her dissertation and is a recipient of both a Hadassah-Brandeis Institute Research Award and an AAJR Graduate Research Award. Her dissertation, “Able to Be American: American Jews and the Public Charge Provision in United States Immigration Policy, 1891-1934,” explores how American Jews engaged with discrimination on the basis of health, disability, and gender in federal immigration law and its enforcement. She teaches at the Eugene Lang College of the New School for Social Research and has taught at Cooper Union. Her work appears in the journals American Jewish History, AJS Perspectives, The Activist History Review, and The Jewniverse. She has presented on her research at national and international conferences and workshops and given guest lectures at a variety of academic and social justice venues.

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