Prof. Dr. Jonathan Schorsch

j. schorsch
Photo: Angelina Schüler

Campus Am Neuen Palais / building 2; room 2.09

Tel.: 0331/977-1744

E-Mail: jschorschuni-potsdamde

Office hours: By appointment.

j. schorsch
Photo: Angelina Schüler


I received my PhD in History from the University of California – Berkeley in 2000.  Since then I have taught at Emory University (Atlanta), Columbia University (New York) and Sarah Lawrence College (Bronxville, NY).  I was invited to teach at Universität Potsdam beginning in 2015.

Research Interests

Early modern Sephardic history and culture

Slavery, “race” and religion

Judaism and ecology


Visual art