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Contributors and Back Matter Vol 47 1

<plain_text><page sequence="1">CONTRIBUTORS TO THIS VOLUME Jonathan Adler, completing his Bachelor's degree at Yale, is an accom- plished pianist, Philip Alexander, the current President of the Jewish Historical Society of England, is Professor of Post-Biblical Jewish Literature at the University of Manchester. From 1992 to 1995 he was the President of the Oxford Centre for Hebrew &amp; Jewish Studies. He is the author, most recently, ofThe Mystical Texts: Companion to the Dead Sea Scrolls (2005). philip.alexander@ Bryan Cheyette is the author of Constructions of "the Jew" in English Literature and Society: Racial Representations 1975-1945 (1993, 1995), now considered a foundational text in English and comparative literature. His most recent book is Diasporas of the Mind: Jeurish and Postcolonial Writing and the Nightmare of History (2013). David Feldman is the Director of the Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism at Birkbeck, University of London. He is the co-editor of four volumes and author of Englishmen and Jews: Social Relations and Political Culture, 1840-1914 (1994). Joe Hillaby, currently an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Bristol, is a past President of the Jewish Historical Society of England. With Caroline Hillaby he is the editor ofThe Palgrave Dictionary of Medieval Anglo-Jewish History (2013). Dean Irwin is completing an M.A. in Medieval Studies at the University of Manchester, Sharman Kadish is the founder of Jewish Heritage UK (2004) and of its predecessor, the Working Party on Jewish Monuments in the UK &amp; Ireland (1991). Her books include Bolsheviks and British Jeu&gt;s (1992); A Good Jew and a Good Englishman (1995); as editor, Building Jerusalem: Jewish Architecture in Britain (1996); the companion architectural guides Jewish Heritage in England (2006), Jewish Heritage in Britain and Ireland (new, revised edition 2015); Jewish Heritage in Gibraltar (2007); and The Synagogues o/Britain and Ireland: An Architectural and Social History (2011). Matthew LaGrone received his Ph.D. from the University of Toronto and is a postdoctoral fellow there. He also serves as Assistant Program Head 252 Jewish Historical Studies, volume 47, 2015</page><page sequence="2">CONTRIBUTORS 253 of Electives at the University of Guelph-Humber in Canada, matthew. Michael Ledger-Lomas is Lecturer in the History of Christianity in Britain at King's College London. He also is a director of "The Bible and Antiquity in Nineteenth-century Britain", a five-year interdisciplinary research project funded by the European Union and hosted at the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Cambridge. Cai Parry-Jones gained his doctorate at Bangor University in 2014. Christopher Probst teaches in the Department of History of Washington University, St Louis. He is the author of Demonizmi the Jews: Luther and the ProtestantChurch in Nazi Germany (2012), and his forthcoming work includes a contribution to The Betray al of the Humanities: The University during the Third Reich, edited by Bernard Levinson and Robert Ericksen. Jonathan Romain is a writer and broadcaster and minister of the Maiden- head Synagogue in Berkshire. His articles appear in The Times, The Independent, The Guardian, The Huffincjton Post, and The Jewish Chronicle. In 2003 he was appointed an MBE for his efforts on behalf of mixed-faith couples, David B. Ruderman, Joseph Meyerhoff Professor of Modern Jewish History at the University of Pennsylvania, was the Ella Darivoff Director of the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at that University for twenty years from 1994 to 2014. His latest book is A Best-Selling Hebrew Book 0/ the Modern Era: The Book of the Covenant of Pinhas Hurwitz and its Remarkable Legacy (2014). Colin Shindler is the Pears Senior Research Fellow in Israel Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Amy Simon, whose work has appeared in Holocaust Studies, holds an M.A. and Ph.D. from Indiana University. She was a Leon Millman Memorial Fellow at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and has taught Jewish history and the literature of the Holocaust at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, Ellen M. Umansky is the Carl and Dorothy Bennett Professor of Judaic Studies and Director of the Carl and Dorothy Bennett Center for Judaic Studies at Fairfield University, Connecticut.</page><page sequence="3">254 CONTRIBUTORS Jack Vanderhoek is the Program Director of the Department of Bio- chemistry &amp; Molecular Medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine &amp; Health Sciences in Washington, D.C. His medical research now focuses mainly on nutritional fatty acids. His previous work in medical history is concerned with developments in Greek, Judaic, and non-Western ancient civilizations,</page></plain_text>

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