Dr. Adriana M. Brodsky
Associate Professor of Latin American History at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, obtained her PhD from Duke University in 2004. Her book Sephardi, Jewish, Argentine: Creating Community and National Identity, 1880-1960, was published with Indiana University Press in 2016. She has co-edited with Raanan Rein (Tel Aviv University) a book titled The New Jewish Argentina (Brill, 2012), with Beatrice Gurwitz and Rachel Kranson a special issue of the Journal of Jewish Identities on Jewish Youth in the Global 1960s, and with Monique Balbuena a special issue in the same journal on Latin America. She has also published on Sephardi schools, and on Jewish beauty contests in Argentina. Most recently, an article on Sephardi food in Argentina will be coming out in an anthology edited by Hasia Diner and Simone Cinotto (Nebraska University Press, 2018). Her new project explores the experiences of Argentine Sephardi youth in Zionist movements from the 1940s-1970s. She is currently co-President of the Latin American Jewish Studies Association.