Sunny Yudkoff, Assistant Professor

by CJS Admin
Address: 1352 Van Hise Hall, Madison, WI 53706


Ph.D., Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University, 2015
Exchange Scholar, University of Chicago, 2015
MSt., Jewish Studies, Oxford University, 2007
A.B., Harvard University, 2006

Areas of Research

Yiddish and Hebrew Literature, Film and Culture, American Jewish Literature and Culture, Transnational Medical Humanities, Age Studies, Ethnic-American and Immigrant Narratives

Courses Taught

Migration in Film and Literature: The American Jewish Experience
The Autobiography of Illness
Representations of the Jew in Eastern European Culture: Writing the Jewish Body
Angry Jews: From Saul Bellow to Bernie Sanders

Honors and Awards

2015-2016 – Paula E. Hyman Mentorship Program
2013-2015 – Posen Society of Fellows in Jewish Studies
2013-2014 – Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture Doctoral Scholarship
2013 – Harvard University Certificate of Distinction in Teaching (Literature Seminar, Saul Bellow and the New York Intellectuals)
2012 – Harvard Merit Fellowship
2010-2014 – Anna Marnoy Feldberg Fund Fellowship in Jewish Studies
2012 – Vivian Lefsky Hort Memorial Fellowship (YIVO)
2011 – Louis Shain Fellowship in Jewish Studies
2011 – Harvard University Certificate of Distinction in Teaching (Elementary Modern Hebrew)
2010 – Harvard University Certificate of Distinction in Teaching (General Education, Conditional Equality: The Case of the Jews in Europe in Modern Times)
2009 – Harvard Center for Jewish Studies Summer Award, Edward H. Kavinosky Fund
2008-2011 – Wexner Graduate Student Fellowship
2008-2010 – Harvard University Graduate School of Arts & Sciences Doctoral Fellowship
2006-2007 – Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Judaic Studies Scholarship
2006 – Radcliffe Fellowship