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David Koffman

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Department of History

Associate Professor
J. Richard Shiff Chair for the Study of Canadian Jewry
Editor-in-Chief, Canadian Jewish Studies

Office: 7th Floor, York Research Tower, Koschitzky Centre for Jewish Studies
Phone: (416)736-2100 Ext: 77395
Email: koffman@yorku.ca
Primary website: Canadian Jewish Studies
Secondary website: Israel & Golda Koschitzky Centre for Jewish Studies

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David S. Koffman, the J. Richard Shiff Chair for the Study of Canadian Jewry, an Associate Professor in the Department of History, is a cultural and social historian of modern Jewish life, with a specialization in Canadian and U.S. Jewries.

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Degrees

PhD, NYU
MA, NYU
MPA, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, NYU
MA, University of Toronto
BA (Honours), McGill University

Professional Leadership

David S. Koffman serves as the Associate Director of the Israel & Golda Koschitzky Centre for Jewish Studies, and the program coordinator for the Jewish Studies Undergraduate program at York University. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Canadian Jewish Studies / Études juives canadiennes.

Research Interests

History , Multiculturalism and ethnic studies, Modern Jewish history, historiography, 19th and 20th Canadian and U.S. social and cultural history, race, religion, medicine and gender., Colonialism; Indigenous-Settler Relations

Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/HIST4581 6.0 A Jewish Politics, Society & Religion SEMR
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/HIST1180 6.0 A Making Money LECT


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/HIST4581 6.0 A Jewish Politics, Society & Religion SEMR
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/HIST1180 6.0 A Making Money LECT


David S. Koffman, the J. Richard Shiff Chair for the Study of Canadian Jewry, an Associate Professor in the Department of History, is a cultural and social historian of modern Jewish life, with a specialization in Canadian and U.S. Jewries.

Degrees

PhD, NYU
MA, NYU
MPA, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, NYU
MA, University of Toronto
BA (Honours), McGill University

Professional Leadership

David S. Koffman serves as the Associate Director of the Israel & Golda Koschitzky Centre for Jewish Studies, and the program coordinator for the Jewish Studies Undergraduate program at York University. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Canadian Jewish Studies / Études juives canadiennes.

Research Interests

History , Multiculturalism and ethnic studies, Modern Jewish history, historiography, 19th and 20th Canadian and U.S. social and cultural history, race, religion, medicine and gender., Colonialism; Indigenous-Settler Relations


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/HIST4581 6.0 A Jewish Politics, Society & Religion SEMR
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/HIST1180 6.0 A Making Money LECT


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/HIST4581 6.0 A Jewish Politics, Society & Religion SEMR
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/HIST1180 6.0 A Making Money LECT