• Research and Publications

    Research at Yeshiva University is a collaborative process in every sense of the word and a testament to our dedication and commitment to continue as a vibrant research community. Whether it's our faculty of scholars and scientists who publish often and include undergraduates in their research, or students engaging one another through scientific inquiry, the results are undeniable: our students develop powerful analytical skills while contributing to new thinking and discovery.

    Student Research Opportunities

    Summer Science Research Internships for Yeshiva University Students at Bar-Ilan University
    Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) at Einstein
    Undergraduate Student Research Presentations (USRP)

    Recent Faculty Publications

    Aster, S., The Unbeatable Light: Akkadian Melammu and Its Biblical Parallels (Munster)

    Bernstein, M., Reading and Re-Reading Scripture at Qumran (2 volumes; Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah 107; Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2013)

    Blatner, B. "Years of Sky" (Scripts Up!, February 2013 at New York's 59E59 Theatre).
    Blatner, The Still Position: A Verse Memoir of My Mother's Death (2010)
    November 2013 will be a guest on WHVW.com Radio to discuss this work.

    Chen, W., Li, C., "Method of Moving planes in integral forms and regularity lifting" in: Recent Developments in Geometry and Analysis (International Press, Boston, 2012)
    Chen, W., Fang, Y., " A Liouville type theorem for poly-harmonic Dirichlet problem in a half space", Advances in Mathematics 229 (2012)
    Cao, L., and Chen, W., "Liouville type theorems for poly-harmonic Navier problems", Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems, 33 (2013)
    Chen, W., Li, C., "Super Polyharmonic property of solutions for PDE systems and its applications", Comunications in Pure and Applied Analysis, 12 (2013)
    Chen, W., Fang, Y., Li, C., "Super poly-harmonic property of solutions for Navier boundary problems on a half space", Journal of Functional Analysis ( 2013)

    Fine, S.
    , Art and the Historiography of Judaism in Roman Antiquity (Brill Academic Publishers, 2013)

    Fitzgerald, L., Ianetta, M.,  The Oxford Guide for Writing Tutors: Practice and Research. (New York: Oxford UP, 2015.)

    Freedman, J., Books Without Borders in Enlightenment Europe: French Cosmopolitanism and German Literary Markets (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012)
         Last year, German author Dominik Bernet published a novel based on Freedman's first book, A Poisoned Chalice (Princeton University Press, 2002).  Bernet's novel: Das Gesicht (Bern: Cosmos Verlag, 2012) 

    Gidea, M.,
    De Le Lave, R., Seara, T., "Local and global instability in nearly integrable Hamiltonian systems", Oberwolfach Reports 34 (2013)
    Delshams, A., Gidea, M., Roldan, P., "Transition map and shadowing lemma for normally hyperbolic invariant manifolds", Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems – A 33
    Belbruno, E., Gidea, M., Topputo, F., "Geometry of Weak Stability Boundaries", Qualitative Theory of Dynamical Systems 12 (2013)
    Gidea, M., Robinson, C., "Diffusion along transition chains of invariant tori and Aubry- Mather Sets", Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems (2012)
    Gidea, M., Niculescu, C., "A Brief Account on Lagrange’s Algebraic Identity", The Mathematical Intelligencer 34 (2012)  


    Hashimoto, T., Hirata, D., Kesten, O., Kurino, M., Utku Ünver, M., "Two Axiomatic Approaches to the Probabilistic Serial Mechanism" Theoretical Economics 9, 253–277 (2014).


     Acemoglu, D., Hawkins, W., "Search with Multi-Worker Firms" Theoretical Economics 9(3), 583-628, 2014.

    Holtz, S., Neo-Babylonian Trial Records (SBL Writings from the Ancient World 35; Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2014).
    Holtz, S., "Lexicography: Biblical Hebrew."  In Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics (ed. Geoffrey Khan, et. al.; Leiden: Brill, 2013), 507-510. [Online:  http://referenceworks.brillonline.com/ browse/encyclopedia-of-hebrew-language-and-linguistics].

    Holtz, S., "Why are the Sins of Ephraim (Hos 13,12) and Job (Job 14,17) Bundled?" Biblica 93 (2012), 107-115.Holtz, S., Review of Samuel Greengus, Laws in the Bible and in Early Rabbinic Law Collections: The Legal Legacy of the Ancient Near East (Cascade, 2011). "Ancient Traditions, New Conversations: The Blog." Online: http://blogs.yu.edu/cjl/2012/09/20/review-of-greengus-laws-in-the-bible-and-in-early-rabbinic-collections-the-legal-legacy-of-the-ancient-near-east/ (September 20, 2012).  

    Karlip, J.
    , The Tragedy of a Generation: The Rise and Fall of Jewish Nationalism in Eastern Europe (Harvard University Press, 2013)

    Koller, A.
    , Esther in Ancient Jewish Thought (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014).
        The Semantic Field of Cutting Tools in Biblical Hebrew (Washington, DC: Catholic Biblical Association, 2013)

    LeBard, D. N.,
    Martin, D. R., Lin, S., Woodbury, N. W., Matyushov, D. V., Protein dynamics to optimize and control bacterial photosynthesis (Chem. Sci., 4, 4127-4136, DOI: 10.1039/C3SC51327K, 2013) Inside back cover article
    Martin, D. R., LeBard, D. N., Matyushov, D. V., Coulomb soup of bioenergetics: Electron transfer in a bacterial bc1 complex  (J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 4, 3602-3606, DOI: 10.1021/jz401910e, 2013)
    Raju, S. G., and Barber, A. F., LeBard, D. N., Klein, M. L., Carnevale, V. Exploring volatile general anesthetic binding to a closed membrane-bound bacterial voltage-gated sodium channel via computation (PLoS Comput. Biol., 9(6), e1003090, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003090, 2013)

    Marini, A, and Otway, T.H., "Duality methods for a class of quasilinear systems", Annales del’ Institute Henri Poincare C. Nonlinear Analysis (2013)
    Moncrief, V., Marini, A., Maitra, R., "Modified semi-classical methods for nonlinear quantum oscillations problems", Journal of Mathematical Physics 53 (2012).
    Isobe, T., Marini, A., "Small coupling limit and multiple solutions to the Dirichlet problem for Yang-Mills connections in 4 dimensions", Part I and II, Journal of Mathematical Physics 53

    Mesch, R.
    , Having it All in the Belle Epoque: How French Women's Magazines Invented the Modern Woman (Stanford UP 2013)

    Olson, J.
    ,  Nathan Birnbaum and Jewish Modernity: Architect of Zionism, Yiddishism and Orthodoxy (Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, 2013)

    Otway, T.H.
    , The Dirichlet Problem for Elliptic-Hyberbolic Equations of Keldysh Type  (Springer-Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg- New York-Tokyo, 2012)
    Marini, A, and Otway, T., "Duality methods for a class of quasilinear systems", Annales del’ Institute Henri Poincare C. Nonlinear Analysis (2013)  

    Richter, M., Fully Absorbing Dynamic Compromise, Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 152(C), 92-104 (2014)

     Schnall, E., Kalkstein, S. Gottesman, A., Feinberg, K., Schaeffer, C. B., Feinberg, S. (in press). Barriers to mental health care: A 25-year follow-up study of the Orthodox Jewish community. Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development.
    Schnall, E., Schiffman, M., & Cherniak, A. (in press). Values that transcend: Positive psychology in Jewish texts and tradition. In C. Kim-Prieto (Ed.), Religion and spirituality across cultures. Springer.
    Schnall, E. (in press). Psychological science and religious education in a devout university: The case of pain overlap theory and the Talmud. Journal of Religious Education.
    Schnall, E., Saperstein, Y., & Saperstein, Y. (2013). The first case of drug-dependent memory: The biblical Lot in Talmudic and Midrashic exegesis. Journal of the History of the Neurosciences, 22, 155-159.
    Salmoirago-Blotcher, E., Fitchett, G., Hovey, K., Schnall, E. et al. (2013). Frequency of private spiritual activity and cardiovascular risk in post-menopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative. Annals of Epidemiology, 23, 239-245.
    Schnall, E., Pelcovitz, D., & Fox, D. (2013). Satisfaction and stressors in a religious minority: A national study of Orthodox Jewish marriage. Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 41, 4-20.
    Schnall, E., & Greenberg, M. J. (2012). Groupthink and the Sanhedrin: An analysis of the ancient court of Israel through the lens of modern social psychology. Journal of Management History, 18, 285-294.
    Schnall, E., Kalkstein, S., Fitchett, G., Salmoirago-Blotcher, E., Ockene, J., Tindle, H. A., Thomas, A., Hunt, J. R., & Wassertheil-Smoller S. (2012). Psychological and social characteristics associated with religiosity in women’s health initiative participants. Journal of Religion and Health, 51, 20-31.  
    Salmoirago-Blotcher, E., Fitchett, G., Ockene, J., Schnall, E. et al. (2011). Religion and healthy lifestyle behaviors among postmenopausal women: The Women's Health Initiative. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 34, 360-371.
    Stuart, M. R., & Schnall, E. (2011). The 15-minute hour: Practical psychotherapy in primary care. In L. M. Dunphy, J. E. Winland-Brown, B. O. Porter, & D. J. Thomas (Eds.), Primary Care: The art and science of advanced practice nursing. Philadelphia, PA: F. A. Davis Company.
    Schnall, E., Wassertheil-Smoller S., Swencionis, C., Zemon, V., Tinker, L., O’Sullivan, M. J., Van Horn, L., & Goodwin, M. (2010). The relationship between religion and cardiovascular outcomes and all-cause mortality in the women’s health initiative observational study. Psychology and Health, 25, 249-263.

    Schneider, S., For Whom Do the Jackals Howl (Carmel Publishing House, 2013) [Book written in Hebrew]

    Steinhauer, J.
    , Liu, H. H., Miller, E., Treisman, J.E. "Trafficking of the EGFR ligand Spitz regulates its signaling activity in polarized tissues"  (Journal of Cell Science 126, 4469–4478, 2013. The Company of Biologists Ltd doi: 10.1242/jcs.131169)   

    Steinberg, G.
    , Thomas Hardy: The Poems (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013)
    Aguiara, M., Andréb, C., Benedettic, C., Bergeronc, N., Chenc, Z., Diaconis, P., Hendricksone, A., Hsiaof, S., Isaacsg, I.M., Jedwabh, A., Johnsoni, K., Karaalij, G., Lauvek, A., Lel, T., Lewism, S., Lin, H., Magaardo, K., Marberg, E., Novelliq, J.C., Pang, A., Saliolar, F., Tevlin, L., Thibonq, J.Y., Thiemt, N., Venkateswaranu, V., Vinrootv, C.R., Yand, N., Zabrockic, M.,  Supercharacters, symmetric functions in noncommuting variables, and related Hopf algebras, Advances in Mathematics 229 (2012). 

    Van Ryn, M.,
    Recently asked to serve on the editorial board or the leading journal in her field, Sociology of Religion.







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