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Mitchell B. Hart

Office: 018 Keene-Flint Hall
Phone: (352) 273-3361
Fax: (352) 392-6927
Website: Personal webpage
Mailing address:
Department of History
University of Florida
P.O. Box 117320
Gainesville, FL 32611-7320

Professor Mitchell B. Hart is the Alexander Grass Chair in Jewish History.  He received his Ph.D. in History from UCLA in 1994.  He teaches courses on modern Jewish history, the history of racial thought, and anti-Semitism.  He is the author of Social Science and the Politics of Modern Jewish Identity (Stanford University Press, 2000), The Healthy Jew (Cambridge University Press, 2007), and has edited Jews and Race: Writings on Identity and Difference, 1880-1940 (Brandeis, 2011) and Jewish Blood: Metaphor and Reality in Jewish History, Religion, and Culture (Routledge, 2009).  He is co-editor, with Tony Michels, of the Cambridge History of Judaism, volume 8: The Modern World (Cambridge University Press, 2017).