1984 - present Birkbeck College, University of London, U.K. Doctoral Program in Modern British History. M.Phil -1985. Presently continuing research student.
Doctoral thesis: Militarization and Social Reform: Britain, 1870-1919 (Advisor: Professor R.C. Floud.) Fields: Modern British History: Economic, Social and Military. European Imperialism. History and Computing. Quantitative and Anthropometric History. War, Citizenship and Public Health. Economics of Military Personnel.
1979 - 1983 Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. B.A. History and Economics. Magna
Appointments in Hebrew Language and Judaic Studies
1998 - present Lecturer IV, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Department of Near Eastern Studies, HJCS, Hebrew Language.
1997 Lecturer II, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Department of Near Eastern Studies, HJCS, Hebrew language.
1994 - 1997 Hebrew Instructor, New York University.
The Skirball Department for Hebrew and Judaic Studies.
1988 - 1989 Hebrew Instructor, Spiro Institute for Jewish History and Culture,
Westfield College, London.
1985 - 1989 UK representative and coordinator, Brit Ivrit Olamit (World Hebrew Union) London.
1983 Hebrew Instructor, Jewish Theological Seminary of America, N’ve Shechter, Jerusalem.
1981 - 1983 Hebrew Instructor, American Institute of the Holy Land Studies, Jerusalem.
1979 - 1980 Hebrew Instructor, American Ulpan, Jerusalem.
1979 Hebrew Teacher, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Summer Ulpan.
1977 - 1978 Education Officer and Instructor, The IDF School of Education, Israel.
Academic Appointments and Fellowships in History
2003 Visiting Scholar, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Department of History.
1992 Teaching Fellow, Tel Aviv University, The Arrane School of History.
1992 Wiener Research Fellow, Tel Aviv University, Program for Comparative European History: The International Seminar on Women Before and After the First World War.
1991, 1993 Visiting Research Associate, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Department of History.
1990 Lecturer and Research Fellow, York University, UK, Department of Economics & Related Studies: British Economic History 1880-1945.
1984 Research assistant, Centre for Economic Policy Research, London, UK.
Professor Barry Eichengreen (Harvard), Unemployment in Interwar Britain.
1983 Teaching assistant, Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Department of Economics.
1982 Research assistant, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Department of Economics:
Banking in Ottoman Palestine.
1982 Research Assistant, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Department of Jewish History. Atlas Karta for Modern Jewish History.
Recent Activity in Language Teaching and Technology
2003 Project “Hebrew Culture on the Web: Introducing Hebrew Cultural Hyper-Texts into the 1st and 2nd Year Curriculum” funded by CRLT, Teaching with Technology Institute Grant.
2003 Near Eastern Studies representative for the IT Pedagogy Study of the LS&A IT Committee.
2001 Current Issues in Technology and Education, A four lecture series. March 3-29.
SAJE - Seminars for Adult Jewish Education, JCC, West Bloomfield, MI.
2000 Teaching and Technology Minigrant for LS&A projects in Foreign Languages Instruction, LRC, U of M. Created: http://www.umich.edu/~heb101/F00/
GRANTS & HONORS
2003 Teaching with Technology Institute Grant, CRLT, University of Michigan.
2000 Teaching and Technology Minigrant for LS&A projects in Foreign Languages Instruction, LRC, University of Michigan.
1991-93 Visiting Research Associate, Department of History, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
1991-92 Wiener Fellow, Program for Comparative European History, Institute for German
History, Tel Aviv University.
1989-90 Research Fellowship in Economic History, Department of Economics & Related
Studies, York University. York, U.K.
1985-87 Leo Beack Grant for graduate studies in the U K.
1984-87 Overseas Research Student Award granted by the British Government.
1983 Scholarship, Dean of Students, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
1982 Scholarship, Centre Internatonale, Antibes, France, for a 'Cours de langue et de civilization Francaises'.
1981 Dean of Humanities list of academic distinction, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
1980 Dean of Students grant for academic distinction, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
"Emily Goes to War: Explaining the Recruitment to the Women's Army Auxilliary Corps in War World I", in Borderlines: Genders and Identities in Peace and War, 1880-1930, ed. B. Melman, London, Rutledge, 1998.
Book Review. John Komlos, Nutrition and Economic Development in the Eighteenth Century Habsburg Monarchy: an Anthropometric History, The Economic Journal, 1992.
"British Soldiers of the First World War: Creation of a Representative Sample," Historical Social Research, Vol. 13,4 1988 pp. 55-98.
"The Use of the Portable EPSON PX-8 for Historical Data Collection: The Case of a First World War Soldiers' Documents Archive," Computing & History Today, II 1987.
"Chaim Romkovsky and the Jews of Lodz," A film review for the National Film Theater, London, and the Spiro Institute for Jewish History and Culture, 1985.
MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
NAPH – National Association of Professors of Hebrew Economic History Society
IALLT – International Association for Language Learning Technology