Modoc Hall 219
Dr. Hammerman is a historian of Europe and the Islamic World.
Fall 2017 Office Hours:
Friday online only, 12-1:30 (Send an email during
this time and you get an immediate response)
Manuscript in Preparation
Jews and the Algerian War, 1954–1962.
Articles and Book Chapters
“Des Juifs Algériens
Contre la Torture en Algérie” in Archives
Juives, March 2015.
“Israelites/Israelis, Muslims/Arabs: A Jewish-Muslim
Battle on the World Stage (Algeria 1956)” in The Jews of Modern France, Nadia Malinovich and Zvi
Kaplan, eds. (Brill, September 2016).
Childhood to Old Age in 24 Years: The Ecole Maïmonide in Algiers, 1940-1964" under review for Festschrift for Jane Gerber project, Brill Academic Publishing
"By Sentiment and By Status: Remembering Crémieux during the
Franco-Algerian War" (under review)
2015 “Mugged by Reality: The Post-Colonial Dream
of Jewish-Algerian Identity” in The
Sephardi Report, Summer/ Fall 2015, pp. 12-17.
a Man that I Hate (Or at Least His Right to Free speech).” The Broadside, January 29, 2015.
Fruit.” Text/Context. The Jewish Week (Nextbook,) September 8,
2010 “Something Old, Something New: Algerian
Wedding Traditions Inspired a One-of-a-kind Dress.” Text/Context. The Jewish Week (Nextbook,) June 18, 2010.
2014 “What is Judaism?” Khan Academy, the Smarthistory Team.
2014 “Jewish History to the Middle Ages,” Khan Academy, the Smarthistory Team.
2014 “Jewish History—1750 to WWII,” Khan Academy, the Smarthistory Team.
2104 “Jewish History: The Postwar Period,” Khan Academy, the Smarthistory Team.
Ben” in Encyclopedia of Jews in the
Islamic World. Norman Stillman, ed. Brill Academic Publishers, New York.
Halimi” in Encyclopedia of Jews in the
Timsit” in Encyclopedia of Jews in the
Lazarus” in Encyclopedia
of Jews in the Islamic World.
Libya and the Holocaust: Yossi Sucary’s Benghazi-Bergen-Belsen”
in Film and Fiction for French Historians, vol. 8, issue 1, October 2017.
of Saharan Jews and the Fate of French
Algeria by Sarah Abrevaya Stein” in Canadian
Journal of History (University of Toronto Press), vol. 50, no. 2, Autumn
2015, pp. 388–90.
of Neil MacMaster, Burning the Veil: The
Algerian War and the ‘Emancipation’ of Muslim Women” in French History (Oxford University
Press), vol. 25, no. 4, December 2011, pp. 531–33.
2016 Finalist; Malcolm Bowie Prize
from the Society of French Studies for “Des Juifs Français Contre la Torture en Algérie”
2016 US Holocaust Memorial Museum
Hess Faculty Seminar Grant on the Postwar
2014 National Endowment of the
Humanities (NEH) Grant for Institute, North Africa
2009–12 Blanksteen Fellow, CUNY Graduate
Center, Center for Jewish Studies
2012 Maurice Amado Foundation Travel
Grant, Association for Jewish Studies
J&O Winter Research Grant,
Rosenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies
2010 Abbe and Martin Tackel
Dissertation Research Travel Fellow
2010 Max Grill Fellowship for
2008–09 Sophie Bookhalter Fellow in Jewish
Culture, Center for Jewish History, New York
2008–09 Randolph L. Braham Dissertation
Award, CUNY Graduate Center
2008 Travel Research Grant, CUNY
Graduate Center History Department
2007 Dissertation Research Grant,
CUNY Center for Jewish Studies
Fellow, Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, United States Holocaust Memorial
Museum, Washington, D.C.
2003–07 Robert Gilleece Fellowship, CUNY
HST 104 Ancient Societies (Prehistory–500 C.E.)
HST 105 Expansion of World Religions (600 C.E. to 1700)
HST 106 Modern World History: Industrialization, Nations
and War, 1800 – Present
Europe: From the Middle Ages to Enlightenment
HST 103 Europe: Revolution and War (1789 – Present)
HST 235 Sexuality in 20th-century Europe
HST 260 History of Islamic Civilizations
Jessica Hammerman, Ph.D
Assistant Professor, History