Jewish Studies
7031 Freret Street
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA 70118-5698

Phone: 504-865-5349
Fax: 504-865-5348


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Michael Cohen |
7031 Freret Street, Rm. 208

American Jewish History


Michael Cohen is an Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies at Tulane University, where he holds Mellon and Sizeler Professorships. He earned his Ph.D. in American Jewish History from Brandeis University, and the author of The Birth of Conservative Judaism: Solomon Schechter's Disciples and the Creation of an American Religious Movement (Columbia University Press, 2012).  His current research focuses on Jewish merchants in the postbellum Gulf South.

Tulane University Jewish Studies Dept., 7031 Freret St. New Orleans, LA 70118 (504)-865-5000