Joshua Shanes, Associate Director

Associate Professor of Jewish Studies

Address: Sylvia Vlosky Yaschik Jewish Studies Center, 96 Wentworth Street, Room 302
Phone: 843.953.3929
E-mail: shanesj@cofc.edu


Joshua Shanes received his B.A. from the University of Illinois in 1993, his Ph.D. in History from the University of Wisconsin in 2002, and spent time in between studying in Israel. Professor Shanes's research interests focus on Central and East European Jewry in the 19th and 20th centuries, specifically turn-of-the-century Galicia and the rise of Zionism as a counter-movement to the traditional Jewish establishment. Dr. Shanes became the Associate Director of Jewish Studies in Fall 2017.