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Nick Underwood

Nick Underwood is a Research Fellow at the at the Frankel Institute for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan. He earned his PhD at the University of Colorado Boulder in modern European and Jewish history in 2016, and his first book manuscript is titled “Yiddish Paris: Staging Nation and Community in Interwar France.” He has begun work on a second book project titled "Plural Jewish Communities: Yiddish Culture, Jewish Migration, and the Making of Post-Holocaust France, 1944–1965.” His articles have appeared in Jewish Social Studies, French Politics, Culture & Society, East European Jewish Affairs, Urban History, and Archives Juives. He also serves as managing editor for the journals American Jewish History and East European Jewish Affairs and is project manager for the digital humanities consortium the Digital Yiddish Theatre Project (yiddishstage.org). In fall 2020, he will join the College of Idaho as an assistant professor of history and Berger-Neilson Chair in Judaic Studies.

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