Dr. Kaplan Debra

Dr. Debra Kaplan




Name:  Debra Kaplan

E-mail address: debra.kaplan@biu.ac.il

Websites: http://biu.academia.edu/DebraKaplan



1997 BA, Department of History, Barnard College, Columbia University, New York, summa cum laude, History degree with Honors, Phi Beta Kappa

1998 MA, in the doctoral track, Department of History, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

2003 Ph.D, Department of History, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

2004-2005, Rose and MorrisPost-doctoral fellow in Jewish Studies, Queens College, CUNY, New York, Department of History



1997-2000, Teaching Assistant, Department of History, University of Pennsylvania

1998-1999, Teaching Assistant Liaison, University of Pennsylvania Department of History

2002, Fellow/Assistant Professor, Einstein Forum, Potsdam and Simon-Dubnow-Institutfürjüdische Geschichte und Kultur V. an der Universität Leipzig

2002-2004, Instructor, Department of History, Queens College, CUNY

2003-2004, Instructor, Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Jewish Studies Certificate Program

2003-2004, Full-time Lecturer, Department of History, University of Pennsylvania

2004-2005, Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of History and Jewish Studies Program, Queens College, CUNY

2005-2011, Assistant Professor of Jewish History, Department of Jewish Studies, Yeshiva University

2007, Dr. PinkhosChurgin Memorial Chair in Jewish History

2009, Core Faculty Member, Bernard Revel Graduate School, Yeshiva University

2011-2014, Associate Professor with tenure, Yeshiva University

2014-present, Senior Lecturer with tenure, Bar Ilan University, Department of Jewish History



1998-2002, Jacob K. Javits Fellow

2000, Fritz Halbers Fellow, Leo Baeck Institute/DeutscherAkademischerAustauschDienst

2002, Visiting Fellow/Assistant Professor, Einstein Forum, Potsdam and Simon-Dubnow- Institutfürjüdische Geschichte und Kultur V. an der Universität Leipzig

2002-2003, Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellow, 2002-2003

2004-2005, Rose and Morris Danzig Post-Doctoral Appointment in Jewish Studies at Queens College, City University of New York

2005, Bernadotte E. Schmitt Research Prize, American Historical Association

2006-2007, Lillian F. and William L. Silber Professor of the Year Award, Yeshiva University

2008-2009, Yad Ha-Nadiv/Beracha Foundation Fellowship

2010, Yad Ha-Nadiv/Beracha Foundation Fellowship

2010-2011, North American Scholars Circle, Shalom Hartman Institute of North America

2012, Hadassah Brandeis Institute Research Award

2013, NEH (National Endowment for the Humanities) Summer Stipend

2013, Adjunct Fellow, Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, University of Pennsylvania (Fall)

2015-2018, Israel Science Foundation grant for Charity and Community in Ashkenaz



2005-2015, Advisory Board, Early Modern Workshop

2009-2014, Academic Advisory Council, Center for Jewish History

2009-2014, Liaison between Yeshiva University Museum and University Faculty

2013-present, Advisory Board, The Pinkassim Project




For Dr. Kaplan Debra's list of publications please click on the link




Research Interests

1) Early modern Europe

2) Jewish-Christian relations in medieval and early modern Europe

3) Protestant Reformation

4) Autobiography

5) social history