Professor Marion Kaplan
Marion Kaplan is the Skirball Professor of Modern Jewish History at NYU. She is a three-time National Jewish Book Award winner for The Making of the Jewish Middle Class: Women, Family and Identity in Imperial Germany (1991), Between Dignity and Despair: Jewish Life in Nazi Germany (1998), and Gender and Jewish History (with Deborah Dash Moore, 2011) as well as a finalist for Dominican Haven: The Jewish Refugee Settlement in Sosua (2008). Other publications include: The Jewish Feminist Movement in Germany; Jewish Daily Life in Germany, 1618-1945 (ed.). Her newest book, published in 2020, is Hitler’s Jewish Refugees: Hope and Anxiety in Portugal.
She has edited other books on German Jewish history, European women’s history, and German women’s history and has taught German and European history as well as European Jewish history, Jewish women’s history, and German-Jewish history.