Mordechai Levy-Eichel

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Year of entry: 2008
Home department: History Department

Finding a warm community among the Committee on Judaic Studies, he co-founded the Early Modern and Modern Jewish history colloquium, and likes poking his nose into other areas of Jewish history more often then he should. He has served as a TA for Eliyahu Stern’s “Introduction to Modern Jewish Thought,” Carlos Eire’s “Catholicism: The Second Millennium,” and Marci Shore’s “Ever Since Nietzsche: Modern European Intellectual History.”  He has received grants and fellowships from the Shalem Center, the Institute for Humane Studies, the International Security Studies Program, the Center for Jewish Law and Interdisciplinary Studies, and the Macmillan Center, among other places.  He will spending the academic year 2012-2013 at Tel Aviv University as a Fox International Fellow, and welcomes any queries prospective graduate students may have about the History department, the Committee on Judaic Studies, or Jewish life at Yale.

Dissertation info: 

Mordechai (Mordu) Levy-Eichel is a historian of early modern Europe, with especial interest in Atlantic and English history, Jewish history, and intellectual history.  He found a way to combine these interests by examining changes in early modern education for his dissertation.