Professor of History
Dr. Joshua Zimmerman is an associate professor of history, Eli and Diana Zborowski Professorial Chair in Holocaust Studies and East European Jewish History. He received his PhD in comparative history from Brandeis University.
His interests include East European Jewish history, modern Europe and Russia/Eastern Europe, and nationalism.
Zimmerman was Miles Lerman Center for the Study of Jewish Resistance Research Fellow at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC in 2011-2012. He has been a Skirball Vising Fellow at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies and a Fulbright Scholar at Warsaw University.
He is the author of POLES, JEWS AND THE POLITICS OF NATIONALITY: THE BUND AND THE POLISH SOCIALIST PARTY IN LATE TSARIST RUSSIA, 1892-1914 (University of Wisconsin Press, 2004) and editor of two volumes: JEWS IN ITALY UNDER FASCIST AND NAZI RULE, 1922-1945 (Cambridge University Press, 2005) and CONTESTED MEMORIES: POLES AND JEWS DURING THE HOLOCAUST AND ITS AFTERMATH (Rutgers University Press, 2003).
Wilf campus - Furst Hall
Beren campus - 215 Lexington Ave