ד"ר איתן כץ

איתן כץ

Ethan B. Katz is Associate Professor of History at the University of Cincinnati and a specialist in modern France and its empire and modern Jewish history. Katz is the author of The Burdens of Brotherhood: Jews and Muslims from North Africa to France (Harvard University Press, 2015), for which he won a National Jewish Book Award and the David H. Pinkney Prize for the best book in French history and has recently been named a finalist for the American Library in Paris Book Award. He is also the co-editor of Secularism in Question: Jews and Judaism in Modern Times (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015). He has published articles in a number of respected journals including Journal of European Studies, Jewish Quarterly Review, Journal of North African Studies, and Journal of Modern Jewish Studies.  His work has been supported by fellowships from the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, the Charles Phelps Taft Research Center at the University of Cincinnati, the George L. Mosse Program of the University of Wisconsin and the Hebrew University, the Foundation for Jewish Culture, and the Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture. During the 2016-2017 academic year, he is a fellow of the Yad HaNadiv Beracha Foundation and the Lady Davis Trust of the Hebrew University and the visiting scholar for the year at the Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism. He is currently writing a book on the Algiers underground during World War II, preliminarily entitled Freeing the Empire: The Jewish Uprising that Helped the Allies Win the War.