Charles Michael Professor in Jewish History and Culture, Stanford University.
Professor Rodrigue is internationally renowned for his expertise in modern Jewish history and the Ottoman Empire. He has taught History at Stanford since 1991, and he is Director of the Stanford Humanities Center and Anthony P. Meier Family Professor in the Humanities. His latest book is (co-edited with Sarah Abrevaya Stein) A Jewish Voice from Ottoman Salonica: The Ladino Memoir of Sa'adi Besalel a-Levi (2012). His other publications include Sephardi Jewry: A History of the Judeo-Spanish Community, 14th-20th Centuries (2000, with Esther Benbassa) and Jews and Muslims: Images of Sephardi and Eastern Jewries in Modern Times (2003).
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