Jerold S. Auerbach

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Jerold S. Auerbach "is Professor of History at Wellesley College. Mr. Auerbach currently teaches courses on the United States in the twentieth century, American Jewish history, the history of freedom of speech, and the history of Israel.

"After receiving the B.A. in 1957 from Oberlin College, Jerold Auerbach attended Columbia Law School, subsequently receiving the M.A. (1959) and the Ph.D. (1965) from Columbia. He taught at Queens College and Brandeis University before joining the Wellesley College faculty in 1971. He served as director of the College's American Studies Program from 1975 to 1977, and was chair of the History Department from 1980 to 1985. Between 1978 and 1985 he was a Visiting Scholar at Harvard Law School.

"Mr. Auerbach has been the recipient of research grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Social Science Research Council, the American Philosophical Society, the National Science Foundation, and the Littauer Foundation. Mr. Auerbach has also been a Guggenheim Fellow and in the 1974 he was Senior Fulbright Lecturer in American History at Tel Aviv University.

"Jerold Auerbach is a widely published author. His books include Explorers in Eden: Pueblo Indians and the Promised Land (New Mexico, 2006) Are We One? Jewish Identity in the United States and Israel (Rutgers, 2001) Jacob's Voices (Southern Illinois, 1996), Rabbis and Lawyers (Indiana, 1990), Justice Without Law? (Oxford, 1983), Unequal Justice (Oxford, 1976), and Labor and Liberty (Bobbs-Merrill, 1969). His articles and reviews have appeared in numerous journals, including The New Republic , The Nation, Harvard Law Review, Harper's, The New York Times, Judaism, Midstream, and Commentary." [1]

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  1. Jerold S. Auerbach, Wellesley College, accessed January 30, 2009.