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David Jan Sorkin, American researcher. Recipient Tense/Joel H. Cavior award, 1988, National Jewish Book award, 2003, Dorothy & Hsin-Nung Yao Teaching award, 2010. Member American History Association, Association for Jewish Studies, Leo Baeck Institute (executive board since 1987, executive committee since 1989), American Academy Jewish Research, Jewish Society and Culture (general editor).

Background

Sorkin, David Jan was born on September 22, 1953 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Sidney and Shirley (Levy) Sorkin. arrived in England, 1986.

Education

Bachelor, University of Wisconsin, 1975;Master of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley, 1975-1983.

Career

Assistant professor Brown University, Providence, 1983-1986. Fellow Oxford (England) University, 1986—1992. Professor history University Wisconsin, Madison, since 1992, Frances and Laurence Weinstein professor Jewish Studies, since 1992, professor history, since 1992.

Membership

Member American History Association, Association for Jewish Studies, Leo Baeck Institute (executive board since 1987, executive committee since 1989), American Academy Jewish Research, Jewish Society and Culture (general editor).

Connections

Married Shifra Faye Sharlin, December 19, 1976. Children: Phoebe, Gideon, Isaac, Naomi.