Michael F. Stanislawski

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Nathan J. Miller Professor of Jewish History, Literature and Institutions
Director Emeritus, Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies
601 Fayerweather Hall
212-854-2482
mfs3@columbia.edu

Michael F. Stanislawski specializes in modern Jewish history, Russian 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), Zionism and the Fin-de Siècle (2001), Autobiographical Jews (2005), A Murder in Lemberg (2007), and Zionism: A Very Short Introduction (2016).

He has also served as director of the Institute of Israel and Jewish Studies, director of the undergraduate program on human rights, the chair of Contemporary Civilization, and the chair of the interdepartmental program of Yiddish studies. He is currently researching the history of the Israel Supreme Court.