Stephen Whitfield

Stephen Whitfield holds the Max Richter Chair in American Civilization at Brandeis University, where he has taught since 1972.  He is the author of eight books, including A Death in the Delta: The Story of Emmett Till and In Search of American Jewish Culture.  He has taught abroad as a Fulbright senior lecturer at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and at the Catholic University of Leuven and Louvain-la-Neuve in Belgium, and has taught American Studies twice at the Sorbonne, as well as serving as the first professor of American Jewish history at the University of Munich.  Professor Whitfield also serves as book review editor and on the editorial board of "Southern Jewish History," to which he has contributed articles and reviews. 

Proposed topics:
The Southern Jew as Businessman                           
The Challenges of Southern Jewish Identity                          
Is Florida Part of Southern Jewish History?

Honorarium: negotiable

Please contact me at [email protected]; h: 781-862-9305.