Michael F. Stanislawski

Nathan J. Miller Professor of Jewish History, Literature and Institutions
(History)
601 Fayerweather Hall
212-854-2482
mfs3@columbia.edu

Michael F. Stanislawski specializes in modern Jewish history and European intellectual history. He received his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. from Harvard University. His publications include Tsar Nicholas I and the Jews (1983), For Whom do I Toil: Judah Leib Gordon and the Crisis of Russian Jewry (1986), Psalms for the Tsar (1986), and Zionism and the Fin-de Siècle (2001), and Autobiographical Jews (2005). His latest book, A Murder in Lemberg: The Assassination of the Reform Rabbi Abraham Kohn, is currently in press. He also serves as director of the undergraduate program on human rights, and as the chair of the interdepartmental program of Yiddish studies. He is currently working on a cross-cultural study of the notion of religious tolerance in the early modern and modern eras.