Dissertations & Theses

Doctorate

Completed

2023

Karem Lissette Delgado
University of California, Irvine
Ph.D. in Spanish and Portuguese, Latin American Emphasis
Director: Jacobo Sefamí
Between a Rock and a Hard Place: The Carvajal Women and Other Crypto Jews In Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century Mexico

Rachelle Grossman
Harvard University
Ph.D. in Comparative Literature
Director: Mariano Siskind, Co-Director: Saul Zaritt
Cultural Capitals: Postwar Yiddish Publishing between Warsaw and Buenos Aires

2021

Glujovsky, Guillermo
Université du Québec à Montréal
Doctorado en Sociología
Director: Víctor Armony
Los detenidos-desaparecidos pertenecientes a la comunidad judía durante la Dictadura argentina. De 1976 – 1983   

2020

Alberto Chester
Universidad Torcuato Di Tella
Doctorado en Historia
Director: Enrique Peruzzotti.
La ciudadanía cuestionada: las asociaciones de familiares de víctimas del atentado a la AMIA     

Ansaldo, Paula
Universidad de Buenos Aires
Ph.D. in History and Art Theory
Director: Jorge Dubatti. Co-director: Alejandro Dujovne
Teatro judío en Buenos Aires (1930-1966): cartografía, desarrollo y productividad en el campo teatral argentino

Garro, Ricardo
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brasil
Ph.D. in Literature
Director: Lyslei Nascimento
A escrita como túmulo e memorial em Bernardo Kucinski

Krupnik, Adrián
Tel Aviv University
Ph.D. in History
Director: Raanan Rein
Between Two Homelands: Jewish-Argentine Return Migration from Israel, 1948-2006

Moszczynska, Joanna M.
Freie Universität Berlin
Doctorado en Literaturas y Culturas Latinoamericanas
Directora: Susanne Klengel
A memória da Destruição na escrita judaico-brasileira depois de 1985. Por uma literatura pós-Holocausto emergente no Brasil

2019

Rom, Michael
Yale University
Ph.D. in History
Directors: Gil Joseph and Stuart Schwartz
Brazilian Belonging: Jewish Politics in Cold War Brazil, 1930-1985

Valente, Sara da Rocha
The University of Texas at Dallas
Ph.D. in Humanities/History of Ideas
Director: Zsuzsanna Ozsváth
Holocaust Aftermath and Memory in Brazil

2018

Alencar, Katya Queiroz
Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais
Ph.D. in Literature
Director: Lyslei Nascimento
Pelas águas da Medusa: ex-tradição, escrita e vanguarda em Água Viva, de Clarice Lispector

Gartenberg, Charlotte
Graduate Center, CUNY
Ph.D. in Latin American, Iberian and Latino Studies
Director: Magdalena Perkowska
Haunted Stories, Haunted Selves: Ghosts in Latin American Jewish Literature

Kałczewiak, Mariusz
Tel Aviv University
Ph.D. in History
Directors: Raanan Rein, Peter Haslinger
Jewish polacos, Argentina and the Yiddishland: Negotiatiing Transnational Identitites, 1914-1939

Laznow, Jacqueline
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Ph.D. in Folklore and Folk Culture
Director: Hagar Salamon
Strategies, Tactics and Folkloristic Aspects of Tradition Passing among Argentinian Jewish Women Now Living in Israel

Martínez Ruiz, Angel Enrique
Tel Aviv University
Ph.D. in History
Directors: Raanan Rein and Germán Mejía Pavony
Urban Growth, Real Estate and Jewish Immigrants: Leo Siegfried Kopp’s Real Estate Investments as a Strategy of Social Integration to Bogotá, Colombia, 1889-1933

Wyse, Raelene Camille
University of Texas at Austin
Ph.D. in Comparative Literature
Director: Naomi Lindstrom
Sounding Jewish Multilingualism: An Aesthetics of Language Survival in Latin American and US Latinx Cultural Production

2017

Trostel, Katharine Gillian
University of California Santa Cruz
Ph.D. in Literature
Director: Norma Klahn
Memoryscapes: Women Chart the Post-Trauma City in 20th- and 21st-Century Latin America

2016

Kirstein, Jessica
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ph.D. in History
Directors: Florencia Mallon, Francisco A. Scarano, Steve J. Stern
Making Their Place: Jews, Immigrants, and the Politics of Alternative Workers’ Citizenship in Argentina, 1900-1922

Lewis, Yitzhak
Columbia University
Ph.D. from Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies
Institute for Comparative Literature and Society
Supervisor: Dan Miron
Writing the Margin: Rabbi Nachman of Braslav, Jorge Luis Borges and the Question of Jewish Writing

Malak, Stephanie Anne
University of Texas at Austin
Ph.D. in Hispanic Literatures
Directors: Naomi Lindstrom and César A. Salgado
Between Immanence and Transcendence: Poetic Reason and Mysticality in Christian and Jewish Neo-Mystics [includes chapters on Jacobo Fijman and Clarice Lispector]

Navarro-Rosenblatt, Valeria
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ph.D. in History
Directors: Florencia Mallon, Francisco A. Scarano, Steve J. Stern
Comunistas judíos en Chile: Experiencia y memoria en las historias de vida de Dora Guralnik y Carlos Berger, 1930-1990

Yalonetzky, Romina
Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
Doctorado en Sociología
Directora: Catalina Romero
“Nosotros” y “los otros”: peruanos judíos en la ciudad de Lima (1944-2014)

2015

Goldfine, Daniela
University of Minnesota
Ph.D. in Hispanic and Lusophone Literatures, Cultures, and Linguistics
Minor in Feminist and Critical Sexuality Studies
Directors: Amy Kaminsky and Ana Forcinito
Stories of Memory / Memory in Stories: Remembrance and Identity in Contemporary Jewish Argentine Cultural Production

Goni, José
Graduate Center, CUNY
Ph.D. in Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages
Co-Directors: Malva E. Filer, Magdalena Perkowska
El transnacionalismo y la identidad judía en la obra de Isaac Goldemberg

Vohnsen, Mirna
University College Dublin, Ireland
Ph.D. in Spanish
Director: Jeremy Squires
Rethinking Argentinidad: Portrayals of Jews in Contemporary Argentine Cinema

Wohl, Lillian Marie
Univeristy of Chicago
Ph.D. in Music
Director: Philip V. Bohlman
The Musical Labors of Memory: Jewish Musical Performance in Buenos Aires

2014

Cherjovsky, Iván
Universidad de Buenos Aires
Doctorado en Antropología
Directora: María Bjerg
De la Rusia zarista la pampa argentina: memoria e identidad en las colonias de la Jewish Colonization Association

Moreno, Aviad
Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Studies (at the Department of Middle East Studies)
Ben Gurion University
Director: Relli Schechter
Ethnicity in Motion: Social Networks in the Emigration of Jews from Northern Morocco to Venezuela and Israel, 1860-2010

2013

Mays, Devi
Ph.D. in History
Indiana University
Directors: Matthias Lehmann and Jeffrey Veidlinger
Transplanting Cosmopolitans: The Migrations of Sephardic Jews to Mexico, 1900-1934

2012

Charabati Nehmad, Esther
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Ph.D in Pedagogy
Director: Liz Hamui Sutton
La transmisión del legado del os jeoalepinos en México

Dean-Olmsted, Evelyn
Indiana University
Ph.D. in Anthopology
Directors: Daniel Suslak and Richard Bauman
Speaking Shami: Syrian Jewish Mexican Language Practices as Strategies of Integration and Legitimation

Klor, Sebastian
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Ph.D. Social History
Directors: G. Alroey and Leonardo Senkman
The Aliyah from Argentina to the State of Israel 1948-1967 (in Hebrew)

Silverstein, Stephen
University of Virginia
Ph.D. in Spanish
Director: Ruth Hill
The Jewish Slave Trader Trope in Abolitionist Discourses of the Caribbean, 1839-1882

Wassner, Dalia
Northeastern University
Ph.D. in History
Directors: Stephen A. Sadow and Heather Streets-Salter
Argentine Intellectuals as Harbingers of Modernity: The Democratization Projects of Marcos Aguinis

2011

Babis, Deby
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Ph.D. in Sociology and Anthropology
Director: Luis Roniger
Isolating and Integrating?! The Dynamics of a voluntary Organization in the Immigration Process  – The Case of the Latin American Olim Association in Israel (in Hebrew)  

Flier, Patricia Graciela
Universidad Nacional de la Plata
Doctorado en Historia
Director: Waldo Ansaldi
Co-Director: Fernando Barba
Historia y memoria de la colonización judía agraria en en Entre Ríos: La experiencia de Colonia Clara, 1890-1950

Kahan, Emmanuel
Universidad Nacional de La Plata
Doctorado en Historia
Directores: Daniel Lvovich and Andrés Bisso
Entre la aceptación y el distanciamiento: actitudes sociales, posicionamientos y memoria de la experiencia judía durante la última dictadura militar (1973-2007)

Katsnelson, Anna
University of Texas at Austin
Ph.D. in Comparative Literature
Director: Seth L. Wolitz
Ethnic Passing Across the Jewish Literary Diaspora (contains two chapters on Clarice Lispector)

Kershenovich Sefchovich, Paulette
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Ph.D. in Contemporary Jewry
Directors: Sergio DellaPergola and Hanna Herzog
The Syrian-Jewish Community in Mexico City in a Comparative Context

Saborido, Mercedes
Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Doctorado, Historia Contemporánea
Director: Antonio Niño Rodríguez
Un viraje inducido: el Partido Comunista de la Argentina y el Conflicto de Medio Oriente (1948-1973)

2010

Dujovne, Alejandro
Universidad Nacional General Sarmiento, Instituto de Desarrollo Económico y Social (IDES)
Doctorado en Ciencias Sociales
Director: Gustavo Sorá
Co-Director: Ricardo Forster
Impresiones del judaísmo: una sociología histórica de la producción y circulación transnacional del libro en el colectivo social judío de Buenos Aires, 1919-1979

Lincow, Jamie Agins
Temple University
Ph.D in Spanish
Director: Hortensia R. Morell
La distopía en las novelas de Ana María Shua

Paz, Alejandro Ivan
University of Chicago
Ph.D. in Anthropology and Linguistics
Director: Michael Silverstein
Discursive Transformation: The Emergence of Ethnolinguistic Identity among Latin American Labor Migrants and Their Chldren in Israel

Setton, Damián
Universidad de Buenos Aires
Doctorado en Ciencias Sociles
Director: Fortunato Mallimaci
Judíos ortodoxos y judíos no afiliados en procesos de interacción. El caso de Jabad Lubavitch de Argentina

2009

Carvalho, Bruno
Harvard University
Director: Nicolau Sevcenko
New City in a New World: Literary Spaces of an Afro-Jewish Brazilian Neighborhood

Cohen, Michelle Amy
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ph.D. in Anthropology
Co-directors: Marisol de la Cadena, Dorothy Holland
Delving into the Ruins: The AMIA Bombing, the Struggle for Justice, and the Negotiation of Jewish Belonging in Argentina

Macadar, Marquesa
Indiana University, Bloomington
Ph.D. in Folklore and Ethnomusicology
Director:  Richard Baumann
Sephardic Diaspora:  A Case Study in Latin America

Slabodsky, Santiago
University of Toronto
Ph.D., Center for the Study of Religion and Center for Jewish Studies
Director: Robert Gibbs
Emmanuel Levinas’ Barbarisms: Adventures of Eastern Talmudic Readings
Traveling South

2008

Bekerman Targ, Jessica
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Doctorado en Ciencias Políticas y Sociales, orientación Sociología
Directoras: Judit Bokser Misses- Liwerant y Gilda Waldman
Shoa: Memoria y testimonio, el fracaso de la escritura

Brauner, Susana
Universidad del Salvador (Buenos Aires)
Doctorado en Ciencia Política
Director: Jorge Soneira
Los judíos de origen sirio en Argentina: identidad, liderazgo, participación política y alineamientos en el conflicto árabe-israelí, 1900-2000

Faulk, Karen Ann
University of Michigan
Ph.D. in Anthropology
Director: Jennifer Robertson
The Walls of the Labyrinth: Impunity, Corruption, and the Limits of Politics in Contemporary Argentina
(includes study of groups of family members of AMIA bombing victims)

Guertzenstein, Daniela Susana Segre
Universidade de São Paulo
Doutorado, Filosofia, Letras e Ciências Humanas
Presidente: Marta Francisca Topel
O uso do computador e da internet pela comunidade judaica ortodoxa paulistana

Hussar, James A.
University of Notre Dame
Director: María Rosa Olivera-Williams
Cycling through the Pampas: Fictionalized Accounts of Jewish Agricultural Colonization in Argentina and Brazil

2007

Gleizer Salzman, Daniela
Colegio de México
Doctorado en Historia
Asesora: Clara E. Lida
Exiliados incómodos; México y los refugiados judíos del nazismo (1933-1945)

Lewis, Mollie
Emory University
Ph.D in History
Director: Jeffrey Lesser
Con Men, Cooks, and Cinema Kings: Popular Culture and Jewish Identities in Buenos Aires, 1905-1930

Nuriel, Patricia
Arizona State University
Ph.D. in Spanish
Director: Emil Volek
Memoria e identidad en la novela judía latinoamericana contemporánea

Ran, Amalia
University of Maryland
Ph.D. in Spanish
Director: Saúl Sosnowski
Hechos de orillas: Nuevas expresiones de la identidad judeo-argentina contemporánea

Schaposchnik, Ana
University of Wisconsin
Ph.D. in History
Director: Steve J. Stern
Under the Eyes of the Inquisition: Crypto-Jews in the Ibero-American World (Peru, 1600s)

Solomon, Clair Thora
Yale University
Ph.D. in Spanish
Fictions of the ‘Bad Life’: The Discourse of Prostitution in Argentine Literature and Culture(contains material on Jewish prostitutes in literature and culture)

2006

Fainstein Jelin, Daniel
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Doctorado en Ciencias Políticas y Sociales, orientación Sociología
Directora: Judit Bokser Misses-Liwerant
Profecía, modernidad y liberación: la emergencia de la religión pública en el pensamiento judío contemporáneo

Hurovitz, David
Tel Aviv University
Ph.D. in History
Directors: Dina Porat and Raanan Rein
The Jewish Community and Aliyah From Argentina 1962 – 1973 (in Hebrew)

Pérez-Anzaldo, Guadalupe
University of California, Irvine
Director: Lucía Guerra-Cunningham
Diáspora y memoria: Las escritoras judío-mexicanas y las identidades múltiples

Staropolsky Nowalsky, Frida
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Doctorado en Ciencias Políticas y Sociales, orientación Sociología
Directora: Judit Bokser Misses-Liwerant
La educación en el proceso de la construcción de las identidades colectivas: el caso de la comunidad judía de México desde la percepción de las maestras

2005

Cordeiro-Sipin, Debora
Florida State University
Director: Peggy Sharpe
Issues of Identity in the Narratives of Jewish Authors from the Southern Cone: Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay

Roitman Meschiani, Deborah Batia
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Doctorado en sociología
Directora: Judit Bokser Misses-Liwerant
Identidad colectiva y consenso cultural: el grupo judío en la ciudad de México a principios del siglo XXI, un estudio de caso

2004

Brodsky, Adriana M.
Duke University
Ph.D. in History
Director: Daniel James
The Contours of Identity: Sephardic Jews and the Construction of Jewish Communities in Argentina, 1880 to the Present

Graff Zivin, Erin
New York University
Ph.D. in Spanish
Director: Sylvia Molloy
The Wandering Signifier: Rhetorical Functions of Jewishness in the Latin American Imaginary

Loyola, Beatriz
University of Colorado at Boulder
Ph.D. in Spanish
Director: Asunción Horno-Delgado
Género, etnicidad y nación en la narrativa judío-mexicana de Angelina Muñiz-Huberman, Rosa Nissán y Sara Levi Calderón

Pardés, Marcela
Temple University
Director: Hortensia R. Morell
The Travel Motif in Contemporary Latin American Jewish Literature

Weingarten, Laura Suzanne
University of Maryland Ph.D. in Spanish
Director: Saúl Sosnowski
Homelands in Exile: Three Contemporary Latin American Jewish Women Writers Create a Literary Homeland

2003

Meter, Alejandro
University of Pittsburgh
Ph.D. in Hispanic Languages and Literatures
Director: Mabel Moraña
Recovered Narratives: Collective Memory in Contemporary Argentine Jewish Fiction

2002

Bell, Lawrence D.
Ohio State University
Directors: Kenneth J. Andrien, Donna Guy
The Jews and Perón: Communal Politics and National Identity in Peronist Argentina, 1946-1955

Huberman, Ariana
New York University
Ph.D. in Latin American Literature
Director: Silvia Rosman
Translating the National Glossary: Identity and Culture in Southern Cone Rural Narrative
(includes chapter on Alberto Gerchunoff)

Klein, Misha
University of California, Berkeley
Ph.D. in Anthropology
Advisor: Nancy Scheper-Hughes
Braided Lives: On Being Jewish and Brazilian in São Paulo

2001

Berger, Silvia
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Ph.D. in Hispanic Literatures and Linguistics
Director: Angel Loureiro.
Cuatro textos autobiográficos latinoamericanos. Yo, historia e identidad nacional en A. Gerchunoff, M. Agosín, A. Bioy Casares y O. Soriano

Nascimento, Lyslei de Souza
Doutorado em Estudos Literários
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, UFMG, Brasil
Director: Wander Melo Miranda.
Vestígios da tradição Judaica: Borges e outros rabinos

1999

Gil, Lydia Mariana
University of Texas at Austin
Ph.D. in Hispanic Literatures
Directors: Naomi Lindstrom and Seth L. Wolitz
From the Book to the Desert: An Examination of Twentieth-Century Jewish Writing in Spanish America

Raicher, Rosa Perla
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Ph.D. in Contemporary Jewry
Director: Haim Avni
Uruguayan Jewry: Jewish National Identity and Assimilationist Tendencies in its Historical Development (in Hebrew)

Seider, Shari
Stanford University Ph.D.
Looking Forward to the Past: The Ultra-Orthodox Community of Buenos Aires, Argentina

1998

Fridman, Viviana
Université du Québec à Montréal
Ph.D. in Sociology
Director: Régine Robin
Entre l’assimilation et l’affirmation de la différence: l’identité juive-argentine à travers la littérature et les écrivains

1997

Benjamin, Alan F.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ph.D. in Anthropology
Director: Sue Estroff
Ethnic Identities and Classifying Practices among Jews of Curaçao

1995

Lockhart, Darrell B.
Arizona State University
Ph.D. in Spanish
Director: David William Foster
Argentine-Jewish Essayists: Writing on Both Sides of the Hyphen

1994

Ben Dror, Graciela
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Ph.D. in Contemporary Jewry
Director: Haim Avni
The Catholic Church in Argentina and the Jewish People during the Holocaust Era, 1933-1945 (in Hebrew)

Nazario, Luis
Universidade de São Paulo
Doutorado em História Social
Directora: Anita Novinsky
Imaginários da destruição: O papel do cinema na preparação do Holocausto

1993

Bejarano, Margalit
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Ph.D. in Contemporary Jewry
Directors: Haim Avni and Fred Bronner
The Jewish Community of Cuba, 1898-1939, Communal Consolidation and Trends of Integration under the Impact of Changes in World Jewry and Cuban Society (in Hebrew)

Goldstein, Yosi (Jorge /Yosef)
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Ph.D. in Contemporary Jewry
Director: Haim Avni
The Influence of the State of Israel and the Jewish Agency on Community Life in Argentina and Uruguay between 1948-1958 (in Hebrew)

Ramagem, Sonia Bloomfield
The Catholic University of America
Ph.D. in Anthropology
Advisor: David Guillet
The Moral Economy of a Kibbutz in a Time of Crisis
(about Kibbutz Mefalsim, the first Latin American kibbutz)

1989

Zadoff, Efraim
Tel Aviv University
Doctor of Education
Directors: Yizhak Kashti and Dina Porat
Jewish Education in Buenos Aires, 1935-1957 (in Hebrew)

1991

Bokser Misses, Judit
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Doctorado en Ciencias Políticas
Directora: Eugenia Meyer
El Movimiento Nacional Judío. El sionismo en México 1922 -1947

Muñiz-Huberman, Angelina
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Doctorado en Filosofía y Letras
Director: Arturo Souto
Fuentes y derivaciones de la Cábala hispanohebrea

1989

Lesser, Jeffrey H.
New York University
Ph.D. in History
Director: Warren Dean
Pawns of the Powerful: Jewish Immigration to Brazil, 1904-1945

Pak-Artsi, Diana I.
Arizona State University
Ph.D. in Spanish
Director: David William Foster
Aportes de cuatro autores judíos a la literatura argentina: Gerchunoff, Espinoza, Verbitsky y Eichelbaum

1985

Rojer, Olga Elaine
University of Maryland
The German-Speaking Exile in Argentina, 1933-1945: A Historical and Literary Introduction

1984

Kominsky, Ethel V.
Ph.D. in History
Universidade de São Paulo
Rolandia a terra prometida: judeus refugiados do nazismo no norte do Paraná

Schenkolewski (Tractinsky), Silvia
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Ph.D. in History
Principal Director: Jacob Katz
Co-Director: Haim Avni.
The Zionist Movement and the Zionist Parties in Argentina (1935-1943) (in Hebrew)

Szklo, Gilda S.
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
Alegoria e tradição: o universo de judaísmo de Moacyr Scliar

Toledo, Maria Augusta
Universidade de São Paulo
O judeu no teatro brasileiro: personagem e máscara

1981

Gordon, Marjorie Salgado
Ph.D. in Spanish University of Maryland
Director: Saúl Sosnowski
Alberto Gerchunoff and Samuel Eichelbaum: Two Literary Reflections on Judeo-Argentinidad

1980

Eichen, Josef Davis
Ph.D. in History
Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra, Santiago, R.D.
Sosúa: Una colonia hebrea en la República Dominicana

Hordes, Stanley Mark
Ph.D. in History
Tulane University
The Crypto-Jewish Community of New Spain, 1620-1649: A Collective Biography

Zveibil, Silvia Jan
Universidade de São Paulo
Identidade étnica judaica: caracterização e processo de constituição

1978

Glickman, Nora
New York University
Ph.D. in Comparative Literature
Directors: Wilson Martins and Helene Anderson
The Jewish Image in Argentine and Brazilian Literature

1976

Elkin, Judith Laikin
University of Michigan
Ph.D. in History
Director: Charles Gibson
History of the Jews of Latin America in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Spitta, Arnold
University of Frankfurt
Paul Zech im Sudamerikanischen Exil, 1933-1946: Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte der Deutschen Emigration in Argentina

1972

Siqueira, Sonia A.
Universidade de São Paulo
A inquisicão portuguesa e a sociedade colonial: a ação do Santo Ofício na Bahia e em Pernambuco na época das visitações

Master’s Theses

Completed

2023

Diego Martínez Serrano
Escuela Nacional de Antropología e Historia
Posgrado en Estudios Arqueológicos
Director de tesis: Doctora Patricia Fournier García
Baños de plata. Arqueología histórica del judaísmo novohispano

Diplomado (Post-Graduate Certificate Program)
Patricia Motola
Instituto Cubano de Antropología
Diplomado en Antropología
Consultantes: Ramón Cabrera Salort, Yaniela Morales Cortina, Suset González Roditi
El shabat virtual de la kitá Pardés Alef. Una experiencia desde la etnografia educativa

2022

Ayalon-Brustein, Karen
University of Haifa
M.A. in Jewish History
Co-Directors: Prof. Gur Alroey and Dr. Sebastian Klor
Eat. Immigrate. Eat.: Foodways as reflecting cultural practices among Brazilian Jews

2021

Bialski, Adriana Abuhab
Universidade de São Paulo
M.A. in Literature and Translation
Director: Nancy Rozenchan
Museu Judaico de São Paulo: a criação de um diálogo entre comunidade e sociedade

2019

Pérez, Ricardo
Universidad de Costa Rica
M.A. in History
Director: Werner Mackenbach
La comunidad judía y el judaísmo en Costa Rica, de la Segunda Guerra Mundial a la formación del Estado de Israel: interacción, discursos y representaciones (1939-1948)

2016

Pinto, André de Souza
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
M.A. in Literature
Director: Lyslei Nascimento
Genealogias e histórias de antepassados em Galileia, de Ronaldo Correia de Brito

Oliveira, Késia Rodrigues
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
M.A. in Literature
Director: Lyslei Nascimento
Sob o signo de Judas: reescritas literárias da traição

2014

Raelene Camille Wyse
University of Texas at Austin
M.A. in Comparative Literature
Director: Naomi Lindstrom
Exploring Jewish Forms of Speaking to God: The Use of Apostrophe in David Rosenmann-Taub’s Cortejo y Epicinio

2013

Malagold, Gina.
M.A. Latin American and Caribbean Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2013
Director: Dr. Steve Stern
El Conflicto de la Comunidad Judía durante la “Guerra Sucia” 

Salmún Smeke, Pola
Maestría en Sociología
Universidad Iberoamericana
Directora: María Ileana García Gossio
Modelo de las dinámicas de cambios en los roles sexo-genéricos de las mujeres en comunidades tradicionales. Las mujeres judías en Mexico.
De las libertades y decisiones en la comunidad Monte Sinai

Staropolsky, Mardoqueo
Maestría en Estudios Judaicos
Universidad Hebraica de México
Directora; Angelina Muñiz-Huberman
Presencia de judíos en el exilio español en México

2011

Andrade, Maria Isabel de
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
M.A. in Literature
Director: Lyslei Nascimento
Lilith: um monstro feminino em Jorge Luis Borges, Dante Gabriel Rossetti e Primo Levi

Cababie-Schindler, Valeria
Florida International University
M.A. in Religious Studies
Director: Oren Stier
Imah on the Bimah: Gender and the Roles of Latin American Conservative Congregational Rabinas
http://digitalcommons.fiu.edu/etd/353

Matheus, Simone Guimarães
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
M.A. in Literature
Director: Lyslei Nascimento
Sagradas apropriações: A mulher que escreveu a Bíblia, de Moacyr Scliar

Quintão, Glauber Pereira
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
M.A. in Literature
Director: Lyslei Nascimento
Genealogia literária em A estranha nação de Rafael Mendes, de Moacyr Scliar

2010

Cabra, Shirley Aparecida Gomide
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
M.A. in Literature
Director: Lyslei Nascimento
Pragas, risos e lentilhas: Moacyr Scliar, Bíblia e Literatura

2009

Morales-Garcia, Edgar A.
Graduate Center, CUNY
M.A. in Liberal Arts
Director: Nora Glickman
Personal, Social, Gender and Jewish Cultural Identiy in the Novels of Isaac Chocrón

Thuney, Monica
The Ohio State University
B.A. Senior Honors Thesis in Latin American Literature
Director: Ulises Zevallos-Aguilar
The Emergence of a Jewish Cultural Archipelago in Isaac Goldemberg’s The Fragmented Life of don Jacobo Lerner

2008

Assis, Luciara Lourdes Silva de
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
M.A. in Literature
Director: Lyslei Nascimento
Retratos biográficos de Olga Benario Prestes: uma vida escrita

Coelho, Elizabete Chaves
Mestrado em Estudos Literários
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, UFMG, Brasil.
Directora: Lyslei de Souza Nascimento
Olhares imigrantes: literatura judaica no Brasil

Davari, Leili
M.A. in Middle Eastern Studies
University of Texas at Austin
Directors: Faegheh Shirazi and Esther Raizen
The Blood within Her: A Cross-Religion Analysis of Texts and Practice on Female Blood
(features Mexican case study)

Doran, Erin
M.A. in History
University of Texas at San Antonio
Director: Kolleen Guy
The Border Between Remembering and Forgetting: El Paso, Texas, and the Holocaust

Gondek, Abby Suzanne
M.A. in Women’s Studies
San Diego State University
Director: Susan Cayleff
Afro-Brazilian Jewish Women: Female Centaurs Transgressing the Borderlands

Kirsten, Jessica
University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.A. in Latin American History
Supervisors: Florencia E. Mallon and Steven J. Stern
What an Argentine is Not: Jews, Political Participation and the Making of Argentine Nationality and Citizenship, 1895-1919

Navarro Rosenblatt, Valeria
Universidad de Santiago de Chile
Magíster en Estudios Internacionales
Profesor Guía: Isaac Caro Grinspun
Comunidad judía en Chile y Argentina durante los regímenes militares 1973-1990/ 1976-1983: dirigencia y derechos humanos

Ran, Fanny
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
M.A. in Contemporary Jewry
Director: Sergio Della Pergola
Correntinos en Israel: inmigracion y absorcion de inmigrantes de ciudades perifericas y secundarias (in Hebrew)

2007

DiSimone, Cori
University of Arizona
Director: Stacie G. Widdifield
The Rabí Yehuda Halevy: The Physical and Conceptual Space of a Sephardic Synagogue in Mexico City

Kahan, Emmanuel Nicolás
Universidad Nacional de La Plata
Magister en Historia y Memoria
Director y codirector: María Dolores Béjar,. Andrés Bisso
Unos pocos peligros sensatos. La Dirección de Inteligencia de la Policía de la Provincia de Buenos Aires frente a las instituciones judías de la ciudad de La Plata.

Klor, Sebastian
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
M.A. in Contemporary Jewry
Director: Leonardo Senkman
Jewish Immigration to Cordoba (Argentina) (in Hebrew)

Setton, Damián
Universidad de Buenos Aires
Maestría en Investigacion en Ciencias Sociales
Director: Fortunato Mallimaci
Co directora: Verónica Giménez Béliveau
Instituciones e identidades en los judaísmos contemporaneos. Estudio sociológico en Jabad Lubavitch

Telias Bardavid, David
Universidad ORT Uruguay
Maestría en Educación
La enseñanza de la Shoá en la Red Escolar Judía de Montevideo

2006

Dujovne, Alejandro
Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina
Maestría en Antropología
Director: Gustavo Sorá
“Hay que ganar la calle judía” Diáspora y política : Un análisis etnográfico de la izquierda judía en Argentina

Grinfeld, Yerach
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
M.A. in Contemporary Jewry
Director: Margalit Bejarano
The Young Zionist Socialist Sections in Argentina in the Early 1960s (in Hebrew)

Schucman, Lia Vainer
Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Centro de Filosofia e Ciencias Humanas
Mestrado em Psicologia
Orientadora: Kátia Maheirie
Produção de sentidos e a construção da identidade judaica em Florianópolis

2004

Siesel, Tamar
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
M.A. in Contemporary Jewry
Director: Margalit Bejarano
The German Jewish Settlement in Avigdor (Argentina) during the Shoa Period (in Hebrew)

2002

Portnoi, Haim
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
M.A. in Sociology
Director: Luis Roniger
Olim from Cuba 1995-2001: Their Integration in Israel (in Hebrew)

2001

Babis, Deby
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
M.A. in Administration of Non-Profit Organizations
Director: Haim Avni
De sinagoga ortodoxa a centro comunitario conservador – Cambios en la organización comunitaria de los judíos en Buenos Aires (in Hebrew)

2000

Aronovich, Emilia
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
M.A. in Contemporary Jewry
Director: Haim Avni
Three Years in the Public Life of Venezuela Jewry according to Nuevo Mundo Israelita (1973-5)(in Hebrew)

Cerda, Susana
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Licenciatura en Letras
Director: Marcela Palma
El mercader de Tudela en Angelina Muñiz-Huberman

Sterntel, Daniel
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
M.A. in Contemporary Jewry
Director: Haim Avni
Don’t Cry for Me, Argentina: A History of the Conservative Movement in Argentina

1999

Prekker, Annette H.
University of Chicago
M.A. in Latin American and Caribbean Studies
Director: Patrick O’Connor
Memory and Justice in Buenos Aires in the Aftermath of the AMIA Bombing

1995

Dabbah, Herlinda
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Maestría en Letras
Director: Angelina Muñiz-Huberman
Albores de la literatura escrita por autoras judeo-mexicanas y judeo-norteamericanas

Marcos, Linda
Universidad Iberoamericana
Licenciatura en Letras
Director: Gloria Prado
Fuego negro en fuego blanco. Angelina Muñiz-Huberman: una poética de la transmutación

Nazario, Luis
Universidade de São Paulo
Mestrado em História Social
Directora: Anita Novinsky
Autos-de-fé como espetáculos de massa

1983

Ramagem, Sonia Bloomfield
Universidade Federal de Brasília
Mestrado em Antropologia
Director: Roberto Cardoso de Oliveira
A fénix de Abraão
(
about a community of self-identified anusim in Northeastern Brazil)

Undergraduate Theses

2023

Mariana Vergara García
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Licenciatura en Lengua y Literaturas Hispánicas
Director: Angelina Muñiz-Huberman
Habitar la palabra: poética místico-erótica sefardí en Com/posiciones de Juan Gelman

2010

Kolker, Joseph
University of Texas at Austin
B.A. in Plan II Honors and History
Co-Directors: Kamran Ali, Ariel Dultitzky
Jewish Identities and the Politics of Remembering State Violence in Argentina